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Northwest Africa 12381
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12381
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12381
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L~6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 170 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 24 Dec 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 12381 (NWA 12381)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6)

History: Purchased at Hamburg Mineral Show Dec. 2018.

Physical characteristics: 21.7 g dark-brown fragment

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) recrystallized matrix with poorly defined, but partly metal-rimmed chondrules (0.5-2 mm) and metal specks

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.85

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L~6, W2)

Specimens: 4.4 g on deposit at Kiel, Ben Levi Karsten (Hamburg) holds the main mass, and 3.1 g with Bart.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):21.7
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.85
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):4.4
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ben Levi Karsten (Hamburg)
Finder:anonymous
Comments:NWA-BLK01; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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