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Northwest Africa 13794
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13794
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13794
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 610 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 190 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13794 (NWA 13794)        ~31°05’N, ~3°57’W

Centre-South, Morocco

Find: 2010

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: Discovered by Ait Kabboura Imad close to Merdane in 2010

Physical characteristics: One 610 g dark brown stone with some fusion crust and brown-olive interior cut face.

Petrography: Indistinct chondrules up to 1 mm set in a strongly recrystallized matrix with melt veins metal and sulfide

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.59

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W2)

Specimens: 21.5 g on deposit at Kiel, Ait Kabboura Imad (Liege/B) holds the main mass, and 49 g with Bart.

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Centre-South
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2010
Latitude:~31°05'N
Longitude:~3°57'W
Mass (g):610
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.59
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ait Kabboura Imad, Liege/B
Finder:Ait Kabboura Imad
Comments:working name AKI003; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 5'N, 3° 57'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Centre-South, Morocco (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1676 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 25 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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