NWA 13013  (7,705 g)

NWA 13013 (7,705 g)

Northwest Africa 13013 (NWA 13013)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with sharply defined, partly flattened and loosely packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm) in a more fine-grained brownish matrix that contains sulfides and rare FeNi metal.


Place of purchase: Erfoud, Morocco
Date: P 2019
Mass (g): 31.8
Pieces: 1
Class: LL3
Shock stage: S2
Weathering grade: W2
Fayalite (mol%): 15.2±9.6 (5.2-32.3, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%): 10.5±7.0 (2.0-19.1, n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%): 1.7±1.2 (0.3-4.6, n=14)
Magnetic suscept.: 4.07
Classifier: A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g): 7.4
Type spec location: MNB
Main mass: Hanno Strufe
Comments: Submitted by Ansgar Greshake



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