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Northwest Africa 13339
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13339
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13339
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 471 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 341 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 Jun 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13339 (NWA 13339)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Layoune, West Sahara.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well defined, mostly flattened and closely packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm) in a more fine-grained brownish matrix that contains sulfides and rare FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Layoune, Western Sahara
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):471
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):14.9±10.4 (0.7-28.4, n=28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.0±7.2 (1.1-21.2, n=39)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.7 (0.2-3.5, n=39)
Magnetic suscept.:4.13
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Larbi Chnaoui
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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