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Northwest Africa 13051
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13051
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13051
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 150 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 174 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 21 Dec 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13051 (NWA 13051)

(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: 150 g light gray brown broken individual with some fusion crust

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) light gray, partly brown stained recrystallized matrix with chondrules (0.3-2 mm, av. 0.8 mm), metal and sulfide inclusions.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.81

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W2)

Specimens: 20.5 g at Kiel on deposit, main mass with Bart.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Beijing, China
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):150
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.81
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:R. Bartoschewitz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZD#G06; 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 7579 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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