The C3-Ungrouped Chondrite NWA 13053: Further Evidence for a Heterogeneous and Thermally Altered Carbonaceous Asteroid?

Findlay R. Franchi I. A. Greenwood R. C. Anand M. King A. J. Suttle M. Ensor G.

MetSoc22 abstract [#6464]


“NWA 13053 is a C3-ungrouped chondrite that is one of many recently found in Morocco and Algeria. They are mostly anhydrous and their trend in oxygen 3-isotope space suggests a similar, but distinct parent asteroid to the CM chondrites.”