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Northwest Africa 13049
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13049
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 54 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 190 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Nov 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13049 (NWA 13049)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from a Moroccan dealer at the China Mineral & Gem Show in Beijing City in Nov. 2019

Physical characteristics: (R. Bartoschewitz) 54 g black-gray edged stone, the cut face dark gray

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz) strong recrystallized matrix with indistinct chondrules (0.5-1.5 mm) and irregular metal and sulfide patches up to 2 mm

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.98

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W1)

Specimens: 10.8 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 7 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Beijing, China
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):54
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.98
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):10.8
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZD#G04; 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)
Beijing: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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