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Northwest Africa 13530
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13530
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13530
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 350 g
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Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 565 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Dec 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13530 (NWA 13530)

Morocco

Purchased: 2018 Jul

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: The chondrite is characterized by large chondrules (mm-sized) and CAIs (to 1.5 cm).

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa4.92±7.11 (range: Fa0.56-20.2; N=19). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs1.66±0.38Wo4.32±3.66 (range Fs1.19-2.43Wo0.66-9.44, n=11).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2018 Jul
Mass (g):350
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Fayalite (mol%):4.92±7.11 (n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.66±0.38 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):4.32±3.66
Classifier:Fan Yan, Du Kem IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Wang Peng
Comments:Submitted by Li Shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1670 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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