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Northwest Africa 13157
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13157
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13157
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1393 g
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Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2020
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2019 Sept
Mass (g):1393
Pieces:2
Class:Pallasite
Weathering grade:minor
Fayalite (mol%):11.2±0.2 (n=3)
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:work name LL89/LAB031219c; Subrounded olivine with typical size 5 mm set in a Fe,Ni metal matrix. Other minerals: troilite, chromite.; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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