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Northwest Africa 13306
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13306
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13306
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1560 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 199 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
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Comments: Approved 13 Jun 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13306 (NWA 13306)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: January 2020

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

History: Purchased by Carlos Muñecas in January 2020 from a dealer in Guelmin, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Abundant feldspathic clasts set in a dark gray groundmass with lesser amounts of fragmental pyroxene and olivine.

Petrography: Abundant feldspathic clasts set in a dark-gray groundmass with lesser amounts of fragmental pyroxene and olivine.

Geochemistry: Mineral compositions and geochemistry: Olivine: Fa 20.2±0.9, Fe/Mn = 89±1 (n=4); Low-Ca pyroxene: Fs25.3±0.8Wo5.6±0.5, Fe/Mn = 58±6 (n=4); High-Ca pyroxene: Fs26.6±1Wo36.5±0.6, Fe/Mn = 58±1 (n=2); Plagioclase: An97.5±0.8Or0.2±0.1 (n=6).

Classification: Lunar feldspathic breccia

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Guelmin, Morocco
Date:P January 2020
Mass (g):1560
Pieces:8
Class:Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):20.2±0.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.3±0.8
Wollastonite (mol%):5.6±0.5
Classifier:J. Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:Carlos Muñecas
Comments:Submitted by Carlos Muñecas
Institutions
   and collections
UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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