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Northwest Africa 13347
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13347
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13347
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 348 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 443 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 7 Jul 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13347 (NWA 13347)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Dec

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Purchased by Rachid Chaoui in December 2019 from a Mauritanian dealer.

Physical characteristics: A single partially crusted, pale yellowish-green stone (348 g).

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Aggregate of predominantly orthopyroxene with very minor chromite, troilite and Ni-poor metal.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene (Fs23.4-24.3Wo2.8-1.3, FeO/MnO = 27-31, N = 5).

Classification: Diogenite.

Specimens: 21.5 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. R. Chaoui.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2019 Dec
Mass (g):348
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4-24.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.8-1.3
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:R. Chaoui
Comments:Work name RC132.1; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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