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 13147
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13147
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13147
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 403 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1715 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13147 (NWA 13147)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Sep

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Physical characteristics: Single stone, no fusion crust

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated packed chondrules (average apparent diameter 640±280 μm, n=19). Opaques are Fe,Ni metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.6±1.1, Fa PMD 3.2% (n=17). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs17.6±4.4Wo1.6±1.2, range Fs12.4-24.3 (n=5)

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE, main mass with Kuntz

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Guelmin, Morocco
Date:P 2019 Sep
Mass (g):403
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.6±1.1 (n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6±4.4 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±1.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.88
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):29.87
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K443; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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