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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:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 110  (2022)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11764 approved meteorites (plus 23 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 Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9772 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1862 unapproved names)

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