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Northwest Africa 13116
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13116
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13116
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Mali
Mass:help 15.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6153 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13116 (NWA 13116)

Mali

Purchased: 2019 Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Purchased by Mbark Arjdal in August 2019 from a dealer in Timbuktu, Mali.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS & J. Boesenberg, BrownU) Mostly recrystallized with rare chondrule remnants, stained metal, sodic plagioclase, troilite, chromite and chlorapatite. The specimen is crosscut by some thin veinlets of secondary goethite and calcite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa19.7±0.2 (range Fa19.2-19.9, N = 6), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs17.3±0.3Wo1.4±0.2 (range Fs16.9-17.5Wo1.2-1.6, N = 5), subcalcic augite (Fs13.7Wo20.3), augite (Fs6.2Wo45.0).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6).

Specimens: 199 g including one polished thin section at UWB; main mass with Mr. M. Arjdal.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Timbuktu, Mali
Date:P 2019 Aug
Mass (g):15400
Pieces:many
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):19.7±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3±0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and J. Boesenberg, BrownU
Type spec mass (g):199
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:M. Arjdal
Comments:Work name Arj ZM 110; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
BrownU: Brown University Providence, RI 02912, United States (institutional address; updated 7 Sep 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Mali
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 45 approved meteorites from Mali (plus 1 unapproved name)

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