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Northwest Africa 13073
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13073
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13073
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 820 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13073 (NWA 13073)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: The meteorite was purchased online from a Moroccan meteorite dealer.

Physical characteristics: Dark greyish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a chondritic texture with partly flattened separated chondrules (mean diameter about 0.6 mm) in a fine-grained dark matrix that contains sulfides and FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB109
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Place of purchase:Internet
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):820
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):14.6±10.1 (1.9-27.3, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.1±7.3 (2.9-24.51, n=45)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.7 (0.3-3.8, n=45)
Magnetic suscept.:4.66
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):30.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
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 7296 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1980 unapproved names)

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