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Northwest Africa 13667
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13667
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13667
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 80 g
Classification
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Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 593 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 16 Jan 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13667 (NWA 13667)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased in 2016 by Matthew Stream from a seller in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with weathered fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Specimen is composed of chondrules (0.9±0.1mm) and CAIs (1.0±0.2mm) set within a fine-grained matrix containing magnetite nodules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa16.6±15.9, range Fa0.4-47.3, n=42), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs1.6±0.3Wo1.0±0.3, range Fs1.2-2.2Wo0.8-1.7, n=7).

Classification: Carbonaceous Chondrite (CV3)

Specimens: 17.1 g at UCLA; main mass with Matthew Stream.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):80
Pieces:4
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:strong
Fayalite (mol%):16.6±15.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6±0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.3
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):17.1
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Matthew Stream
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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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 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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