NWA 13751 L5

Northwest Africa 13751 (NWA 13751)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Purchased in 2018 by Noreddine Azelmat from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with dark-brown fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Specimen is composed of few chondrules (700±200 μm, n=2) set in a fine-grained matrix containing secondary recrystallized feldspar (25±10 μm), chromite, troilite, kamacite, and Fe-oxides.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.7±0.8, range Fa23.4-26.5, n=26), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs20.8±0.6Wo1.5±0.2, range Fs19.9-21.8Wo1.3-1.9, n=10).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).