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Northwest Africa 13838
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13838
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13838
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 276 g
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Guelmin, Morocco
Date:P October 2020
Mass (g):275.8
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):25.0 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.3 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:5.04
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21.07
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K511. Dark stone. Cut surface reveals a dark interior with metal. Pervasive shock-darkening.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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