header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 14 Oct 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 13023
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13023
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13023
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 682 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 15 Dec 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 13023 (NWA 13023)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a fragmented texture with mostly flattened and loosely packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.4 mm) in a more fine-grained matrix that contains sulfides and abundant FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):682
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):14.8±8.8 (1.0-27.9, n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.9±7.2 (3.9-23.2, n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.5 (0.4-2.0, n=12)
Magnetic suscept.:5.33
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page