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Northwest Africa 13317
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13317
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13317
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 92.6 g
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Recommended:  L3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Jul 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13317 (NWA 13317)

Algeria

Find: May 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-5)

Petrography: Rock having with different lithologies. The bulk rock has Fa23.2±5.0 and Fs17.0±6.7. The type 5 clasts have equilibrated olivine and low-Ca pyroxene with ~Fa24 and Fs21, respectively.

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Origin or pseudonym:Sahara Desert
Place of purchase:Moroccan Dealer
Date:May 2019
Mass (g):92.6
Pieces:2
Class:L3-5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.2±5.0 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±6.7 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.4 (n=12)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Decker Meteorite Museum
Comments:Working No.: De-01; submitted by K. Klemm, IfP; submitted by Klemm K.
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1015 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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