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Northwest Africa 13007
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.01 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 368 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 13007 (NWA 13007)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Many brownish fragments without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a chondritic texture with slightly flattened chondrules (mean diameter about 0.8 mm) in a fine-grained greyish to brownish matrix that contains sulfides and rare FeNi metal. The meteorite is brecciated and contains black impact melt clasts.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):2013
Pieces:many
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.7±1.6 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6±3.8 (9.7-22.4, n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.8 (0.3-2.0, n=20)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):55.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Fabien Kuntz
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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