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Northwest Africa 13030
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 380 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 534 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 1 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13030 (NWA 13030)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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

Physical characteristics: Many dark brownish fragments without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a brownish to slighly greenish interior and is composed of well defined chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm; up to 3.5 mm sized), CAIs (up to 3.5 mm sized), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained matrix. Type I and Type II chondrules are present.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):380
Pieces:many
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):14.8±15.3 (0.3-38.9, n=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.8±0.1 (0.7-1.0, n=19)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1 (1.0-1.2, n=19)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Said Yousfi
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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7308 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1977 unapproved names)

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