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Northwest Africa 13700
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13700
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13700
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 1460 g
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Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2817 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2021
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):1460
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):32.0 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.7 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9
Magnetic suscept.:3.11
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.0
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JR084. A single brown stone bought from Mohamed El Guirah in Zagora in 2020.; 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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