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Northwest Africa 13627
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13627
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13627
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 51 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 632 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Nov 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13627 (NWA 13627)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020 Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

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

Physical characteristics: Dark-brownish fragment without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well separated mostly rounded chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.4 mm) in a fine-grained dark matrix that contains sulfides and abundant FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2020 Oct
Mass (g):51
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):15.8±9.5 (5.6-32.2, n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.8±8.0 (1.5-20.5, n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.4 (0.7-1.9, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Larbi Chnaoui
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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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 7655 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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