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Northwest Africa 13267
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13267
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13267
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.15 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Apr 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13267 (NWA 13267)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Algeria.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt breccia and largely consists of partly recrystallized melt regions with characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide spherules. Unmelted chondritic regions are of type L6 (plagioclase grain size about 70 µm) and contain few relict chondrules; no metal or sulfide veins are observed.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):4150
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.4±0.3 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8±0.2 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.2 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):47.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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