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Northwest Africa 13194
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13194
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13194
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 52.2 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11725 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13194 (NWA 13194)

(Northwest Africa)

Find: 1999

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: Iffat Jabeen is the owner of this meteorite who bought it from Michael I. Casper, Meteorites, Inc. in March 2000

Physical characteristics: A 52.2 g piece. It has a damaged fusion crust that varies in thickness at different places on the surface. The sample is magnetic.

Petrography (S. Nasir, SQU): Porphyritic olivine (PO) and few barred olivine (BO) chondrules are poorly defined. Heavy oxidization is observed throughout the thin section causing an overall orange hue.

Geochemistry: (N. K. Kim, C. Park and J. I. Lee, KOPRI) Duplicate oxygen isotope analysis of untreated bulk materials (grains) by laser-assisted fluorination provided, respectively, δ17O 3.619, 3.717; δ18O 4.871, 5.089; Δ17O 1.047, 1.030 per mil.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6), W2.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:Sahara
Date:1999
Mass (g):52.2
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26.1±0.3 (n=21)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.3±0.9 (n=21)
Classifier:A. Ali, SQU
Type spec mass (g):52.2
Type spec location:SQU
Main mass:SQU
Comments:Submitted by Arshad Ali
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
   and collections
SQU: Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Earth Sciences Department, P.O. Box 36 Code 123 Al­Khoud, Oman (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
Casper: Michael I. Casper, Meteorites, Inc., P.O. Drawer J, Ithaca, NY 14851, United States; Website (private address)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Archal Ali   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8025 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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