NWA 13009  (10,087 g)

NWA 13009 (10,087 g)

Northwest Africa 13009 (NWA 13009)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

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.


Place of purchase: Erfoud, Morocco
Date: P 2019
Mass (g): 115.1
Pieces: 1
Class: CV3
Shock stage: S1
Weathering grade: moderate
Fayalite (mol%): 3.6±4.3 (0.2-12.7, n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%): 1.4±0.3 (1.2-2.4, n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%): 1.1.±0.1 (0.9-1.3, n=14)
Classifier: A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g): 21.4
Type spec location: MNB
Main mass: Hanno Strufe
Comments: Submitted by Ansgar Greshake




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