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Northwest Africa 13648
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13648
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13648
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 13.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11551 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 13648 (NWA 13648)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

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

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The plagioclase grain size is about 70 µm. The meteorite contains black shock melt veins and pockets.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tindouf, Algeria
Date:P 2019 Oct
Mass (g):13600
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.7±0.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0±0.1 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (n=5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):265.6
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 7820 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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