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Northwest Africa 12363
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12363
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12363
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites classified as L4-5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12363 (NWA 12363)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 April

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4-5)

Petrography: The rock is brecciated and consists of different lithologies with different degree of recrystallization. The type 4 fragments still have unequilibrated low-Ca- pyroxene. Low-Ca pyroxene of the equilibrated clasts is Fs20.0±0.2.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4-5)

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora (Morocco)
Date:P 2018 April
Mass (g):2700
Pieces:1
Class:L4-5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3±0.5 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4±7.2 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.5
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):22.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Marc Jost and Sergey Vasiliev
Comments:Working No.: SM 1804-21; submitted by Klemm K.
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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