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Northwest Africa 13009
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13009
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 115.1 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 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 23 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 13009 (NWA 13009)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of well-defined chondrules (mean diameter about 1 mm), CAIs (up to 3 mm), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained almost black matrix. Type II chondrules are absent. Most chondrules show reddish staining due to terrestrial weathering.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):115.1
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):3.6±4.3 (0.2-12.7, n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4±0.3 (1.2-2.4, n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1.±0.1 (0.9-1.3, n=14)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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