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Northwest Africa 13697
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13697
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13697
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 8.29 kg
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
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Date:2019
Mass (g):8290
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):26.0 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.50
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):315
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name MZAA04b; Shock-darkened chondrite with abundant opaque veins and µm-size opaque grains (metal and troilite) within silicates.; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Mauritania
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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