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Northwest Africa 13024
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13024
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13024
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 702 g
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  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 13024 (NWA 13024)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

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

Physical characteristics: Grayish rock partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with densely packed and mostly flattened chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.9 mm). While olivine is compositionally equilibrated, low-Ca pyroxene show compositional zoning.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):702
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26.0±0.2 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6±2.4 (12.6-21.3, n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.4 (0.3-1.6, n=14)
Magnetic suscept.:4.40
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.2
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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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