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Northwest Africa 13751
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13751
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13751
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 210 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7157 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 21 Feb 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13751 (NWA 13751)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Purchased in 2018 by Noreddine Azelmat from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with dark-brown fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Specimen is composed of few chondrules (700±200 μm, n=2) set in a fine-grained matrix containing secondary recrystallized feldspar (25±10 μm), chromite, troilite, kamacite, and Fe-oxides.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.7±0.8, range Fa23.4-26.5, n=26), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs20.8±0.6Wo1.5±0.2, range Fs19.9-21.8Wo1.3-1.9, n=10).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Specimens: 20.4 g at UCLA, main mass with Noreddine Azelmat.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):210
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.7±0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±0.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.2
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Noreddine Azelmat
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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7655 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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