header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 10 Apr 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 13667
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13667
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13667
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 80 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 553 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 16 Jan 2021
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13667 (NWA 13667)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased in 2016 by Matthew Stream from a seller in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with weathered fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Specimen is composed of chondrules (0.9±0.1mm) and CAIs (1.0±0.2mm) set within a fine-grained matrix containing magnetite nodules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa16.6±15.9, range Fa0.4-47.3, n=42), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs1.6±0.3Wo1.0±0.3, range Fs1.2-2.2Wo0.8-1.7, n=7).

Classification: Carbonaceous Chondrite (CV3)

Specimens: 17.1 g at UCLA; main mass with Matthew Stream.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):80
Pieces:4
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:strong
Fayalite (mol%):16.6±15.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6±0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.3
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):17.1
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Matthew Stream
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7655 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page