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Northwest Africa 12902
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12902
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12902
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 271 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12902 (NWA 12902)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Sbai Mohamed at the Chenzhou show in 2019.

Physical characteristics: 271 g leather brown stone with heavily pitted surface.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Light gray and brown mottled recrystallized matrix with chonrules (av. 0.7 mm), metal and sulfide particles.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.65

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W3)

Specimens: 21.1 g on deposit at Kiel, Bart holds the main mass

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Chenzhou
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):271
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.65
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:R. Bartoschewitz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZD#11; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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