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Northwest Africa 13852
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13852
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13852
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 100 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 371 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13852 (NWA 13852)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Light brownish rock with some patches of fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a perfect chondritic texture with sharply defined, mostly rounded chondrules (mean apparent diameter 0.7±0.4 mm) in a more fine-grained brownish, sometimes reddish stained matrix that contains sulfides and rare FeNi metal.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3). LL group based on magnetic susceptibility.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):100
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):12.8±10.1 (2.3-38.4, n=28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.8±7.2 (4.2-26.2, n=27)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.8 (0.2-2.9, n=27)
Magnetic suscept.:3.56
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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