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Northwest Africa 13647
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13647
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13647
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1776 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13647 (NWA 13647)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a dealer in Algeria.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The plagioclase grain size is about 30 µm.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2018 Feb
Mass (g):1776
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.0±0.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6±0.1 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.1 (n=5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):77.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Polandmet
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Polandmet: targoniny 30 43445 Dziegielow Poland, Poland; Website (institutional address; updated 7 May 2021)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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