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Northwest Africa 13292
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13292
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13292
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 533 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 18 Apr 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13292 (NWA 13292)

Algeria

Find: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Acquired by Juan Aviles Poblador in 2019 from Brahim Tahiri in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Two stones with dark-brown fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Sample is a chondrite containing abundant chondrules (Av. 450±50 µm), troilite, kamacite, Fe-oxides, and chromite in an opaque matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa17.2±3.6, range Fa2.8-21.1, n=30), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs13.9±3.9Wo1.1±0.5, range Fs4.5-18.6Wo0.3-2.5, n=33).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H3)

Specimens: 22.41 g at UCLA; main mass with Juan Aviles Poblador.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Date:2019
Mass (g):533
Pieces:2
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.2±3.6 (N=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.9±3.9 (N=33)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.5 (N=33)
Magnetic suscept.:5.17
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):22.41
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Juan Aviles Poblador
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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1017 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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