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Northwest Africa 12524
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12524
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12524
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 349 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 19 Nov 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 12524 (NWA 12524)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 Apr

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

History: The meteorite was found in the Sahara and purchased in Agadir

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals dark-gray interior.

Petrography: Chondrite with recrystallized texture. Matrix is abundant. Opaque are mostly Cr-bearing magnetite and sulfides. Ca-phosphate is present. Rare metal. No CAI was observed over the 2 cm2 studied section.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa32.0±0.2, NiO 0.52±0.08 wt% (n=4). Plagioclase An60.8Ab38.3Or0.9 (n=1). Magnetite Cr2O3 3.98 wt%.

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5).

Specimens: 22 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Labenne.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2018 Apr
Mass (g):349
Pieces:2
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):32.0±0.2 (n=4)
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:L. Krämer Ruggiu, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.0
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Labenne Luc
Comments:work name LL86; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7482 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1988 unapproved names)

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