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Northwest Africa 13813
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13813
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13813
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites classified as H~4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13813 (NWA 13813)        ~31°15’N, ~4°30’W

Morocco

Find: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~4)

History: Discovered by Ait Kabboura Imad close to Taguerount in 2015

Physical characteristics: One brown fragment with some fusion crust of 15.3 g

Petrography: distinct chondrules of 0.1-2 mm (av. 0.5 mm) set in a brown to dark gray matrix with metal and sulfide specks

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.98

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~4, W1)

Specimens: 3.9 g on deposit at Kiel, Ait Kabboura Imad (Liege/B) holds the main mass, and 1.9 g with Bart.

Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2015
Latitude:~31°15'N
Longitude:~4°30'W
Mass (g):15.3
Pieces:1
Class:H~4
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.98
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):3.9
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ait Kabboura Imad, Liege/B
Finder:Ait Kabboura Imad
Comments:working name AKI027; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 15'N, 4° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1680 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 25 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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