NWA 13009 (10,087 g)
Northwest Africa 13009 (NWA 13009)
Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)
History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.
Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.
Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of well-defined chondrules (mean diameter about 1 mm), CAIs (up to 3 mm), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained almost black matrix. Type II chondrules are absent. Most chondrules show reddish staining due to terrestrial weathering.