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Northwest Africa 13870
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13870
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13870
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8.4 g
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11577 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021 Mar
Mass (g):8.4
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±0.1 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4±0.1 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.1 (n=4)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):3.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe and Abdelfattah Gharad, Marrakesh, Morocco
Comments:Brownish fragment with minor fusion crust. The plagioclase grain size is about 70 µm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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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