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NWA 13066  (8,380 g)

NWA 13066 (8,380 g)

Northwest Africa 13066 (NWA 13066)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

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

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a dark brownish interior and is composed of abundant small chondrules, CAIs (up to 500 µm), and mineral fragments some of which surrounded by fine-grained dust rims set into a fine-grained black matrix. Chondrules have a mean diameter of about 0.2 mm; few regions show brownish staining due to terrestrial weathering. Opaque minerals are sulfide and Fe,Ni metal.


Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):144
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):17.9±19.7 (1.3-57.3, n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4±0.5 (1.0-2.2, n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.1 (0.7-1.0, n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake



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