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Northwest Africa 13042
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13042
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13042
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 372 g
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  history:
Recommended:  LL~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as LL~4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Apr 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13042 (NWA 13042)

Morocco

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~4)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from a Moroccan dealer at the mineral show in Chenzhou in May 2019

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) Three brown fragments of totally 372 g without fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) gray to brown stained matrix with well developed chondrules (0.3-2 mm, av. 1 mm), metal and sulfide

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.45

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~4, W2)

Specimens: 22.9 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 66 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Chenzhou, China
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):372
Pieces:3
Class:LL~4
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.45
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ157; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Wang Ziyao      
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1523 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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