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Northwest Africa 13210
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13210
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13210
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1150 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  EL-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as EL-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), Enstatite-rich meteorites, and Melted chondrites
Comments: Approved 5 Apr 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13210 (NWA 13210)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Enstatite chondrite (EL melt rock)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a Morrocan dealer at the mineral show in Munich, Germany.

Physical characteristics: Ten grayish to light brownish individuals without fusion crust.

Petrography: Strongly recrystallized enstatite chondrite predominantly composed of 100-150 µm sized enstatite and less abundant plagioclase grains. Opaque phases are troilite, daubréelite, and metallic iron. Contains some silica, abundant vesicles, and brownish alteration products. No relict chondrules were observed.

Geochemistry: feldspar: An16.3±0.4Ab83.7±0.4 (An15.5-16.9Ab83.1-84.5, n=10)

Classification: Enstatite-melt rock (EL melt rock). Likely paired with Al Haggounia 001 and NWA 12962.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):1150
Pieces:10
Class:EL-melt rock
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.1±0.0 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.1 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
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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