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Northwest Africa 13041
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 88 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13041 (NWA 13041)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Acapulcoite)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from a Moroccan dealer at the mineral show in Chenzhou in May 2019

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) A gray-black broken individual

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) granular texture with some triple junctions. Minerals are dominantly angular orthopyroxene, olivine as angular grains or poikilitic in orthopyroxene, minor feldspar, clinopyroxene and metal.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa4.1±0.1, FeO/MnO=18 (n=4); pyroxene Fs47±0.2Wo1.9±0.3, FeO/MnO=14 (n=14); Ca-pyroxene En53Fs2Wo45 (n=1); feldspar An21Or3 (n=10). Kamacite Ni=6-9, Co=0.7 (n=3) (all wt-%); troilite. Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 5.18

Classification: Primitive achondrite (acapulcoite)

Specimens: 5.42 g at IfP, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 3 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB110
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Chenzhou, China
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):23
Pieces:1
Class:Acapulcoite
Fayalite (mol%):4.1±0.1 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):47±0.2 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.18
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):5.42
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ153; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Public domain photographs:
Rainer Bartoschewitz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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