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Northwest Africa 13384
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13384
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13384
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 465 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Aug 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13384 (NWA 13384)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 Sep

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Purchased by Blaine Reed in September 2018 from a Moroccan dealer at the Denver Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and J. Boesenberg, BrownU) Sparse chondrules are set in a recrystallized matrix containing altered metal, troilite, chromite and apatite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.9±1.0, range Fa24.1-26.8, N = 6), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs20.8±0.1Wo1.4±0.1, range Fs20.7-21.0Wo1.2-1.5, N = 5)

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Specimens: 29.0 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Mr. B. Reed.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Denver
Date:P 2018 Sep
Mass (g):465.3
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±1.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±0.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.1
Classifier:A. Irving, UWA and J. Boesenberg, BrownU
Type spec mass (g):29.0
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:B. Reed
Comments:Work name BR112; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
UWA: University of Western Australia, 35 Hackett Drive, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia (institutional address; updated 29 May 2012)
BrownU: Brown University Providence, RI 02912, United States (institutional address; updated 7 Sep 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Ryan Upchurch   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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