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Northwest Africa 13153
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13153
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13153
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 19.1 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13153 (NWA 13153)

Morocco

Purchased: 2014 May

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Bought from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with almost granoblastic texture. Opaques are rare metal and troilite. Ca-phosphate to 200 μm, chromite to 50 μm.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa30.6 (n=2). Orthopyroxene Fs24.7±0.2Wo2.5±0.1 (n=4), Ca-pyroxene Fs10.8±0.2Wo43.5±0.1 (n=3). Plagiocalse An10.8Ab85.5Or3.8.

Classification: LL7

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE, main mass with Lucian Cojocaru

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Verona, italy
Date:P 2014 May
Mass (g):19.06
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.6 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.7±0.2 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.30
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):4.57
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Comments:work name LC01; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1522 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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