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Northwest Africa 13798
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13798
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13798
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 202 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~3-6    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L~3-6.
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 13798 (NWA 13798)        ~31°05’N, ~3°57’W

Centre-South, Morocco

Find: 2010

Classification: L~3-6

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

Physical characteristics: One 201.6 g brown stone

Petrography: host rock of light gray matrix with distinct chondrules (0.3-1.2 mm) bears fragments of dark gray matrix with excellent outlined chondrules (0.3-0.9 mm) and light brown matrix with Indistinct chondrules

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.58

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~3-6, W1)

Specimens: 21.0 g on deposit at Kiel, Ait Kabboura Imad (Liege/B) holds the main mass, and 15 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Centre-South
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2010
Latitude:~31°05'N
Longitude:~3°57'W
Mass (g):201.6
Pieces:1
Class:L~3-6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ait Kabboura Imad, Liege/B
Finder:Ait Kabboura Imad
Comments:working name AKI009; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
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 13 approved meteorites from Centre-South, Morocco (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1611 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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