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Northwest Africa 13721
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13721
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13721
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 286 g
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11538 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 13 Feb 2021
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Bologna, Italy
Date:2017 Sep
Mass (g):286
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.2±0.3 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.24
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LC16; 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 145 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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