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Northwest Africa 13061
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13061
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13061
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 531 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13061 (NWA 13061)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ureilite

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

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a cumulate texture composed of up to 1.5 mm sized olivine and pigeonite grains. Olivine displays characteristic reduced rims and the meteorite contains flaky graphite.

Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa1.4-3.7; olivine contains 0.62±0.03wt% Cr2O3 and 0.30±0.01wt% CaO

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):50
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):8.7±0.1 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.0±0.1 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.2±0.1 (n=11)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):11
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments: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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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