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Northwest Africa 13335
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13335
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13335
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 406 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 471 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Jul 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13335 (NWA 13335)

Morocco

Find: July 2019

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

Petrography: The stone is a brecciated rock with igneous clasts and a melt rock lithology (perhaps related to impact). Main minerals are pyroxenes and plagioclase. Accessory minerals include chromite, silica, and metal.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene is Fs59.8±1.5Wo2.3±1.7 (Fs49.9-61.4Wo1.3-14.5, N=69), and Ca-pyroxene is Fs26.8±2.9Wo41.8±3.8 (N=14),). The Fe/Mn ratio of the pyroxenes is 34.5 (n = 84). Plagioclase An80.8±6.3 (N=7).

Classification: Eucrite (brecciated)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:West Sahara
Place of purchase:Smara Dealer
Date:July 2019
Mass (g):406.2
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):59.8±1.5 (n=69)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3±1.7 (n=69)
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Decker Meteorite Museum
Comments:Working No.: De-03; submitted by K. Klemm, IfP; submitted by Klemm K.
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1502 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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