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Northwest Africa 13804
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13804
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13804
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 27.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites classified as LL~6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13804 (NWA 13804)        ~31°15’N, ~4°30’W

Morocco

Find: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6)

History: Discovered by Ait Kabboura Imad close to Taguerount in 2015

Physical characteristics: One brown fragment of 27.6 g

Petrography: Indistinct chondrules up to 2.2 mm set in a brown stainted recrystallized matrix with few metal specks

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.35

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6, W3)

Specimens: 6.2 g on deposit at Kiel, Ait Kabboura Imad (Liege/B) holds the main mass, and 5 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB110
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Date:2015
Latitude:~31°15'N
Longitude:~4°30'W
Mass (g):27.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL~6
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.35
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):6.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ait Kabboura Imad, Liege/B
Finder:Ait Kabboura Imad
Comments:working name AKI017; 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 Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 15'N, 4° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1902 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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