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Northwest Africa 13144
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13144
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13144
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 137 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L5-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites classified as L5-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
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Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P 2016 Jan
Mass (g):137
Pieces:1
Class:L5-melt breccia
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.0±0.2 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8±0.9 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.84
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K429; Melt rock supported breccia. Chondritic clasts have small plagioclase (about 5 um) in the matrix. Opaque are metal and sulfides.; 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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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