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Northwest Africa 13702
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13702
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13702
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 34.5 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 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 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13702 (NWA 13702)

Morocco

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

History: Bought from Mohamed El Guirah in Zagora in 2020.

Physical characteristics: A single stone with fusion crust and a grey interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Recrystallized chondrite with large chondrules set in a recrystallized matrix. Opaque minerals are Cr-bearing magnetite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa34.1±0.1, NiO 0.55±0.07 wt% (n=4). Magnetite has 5.4 wt% Cr2O3.

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):34.5
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):34.1±0.1 (n=4)
Magnetic suscept.:4.54
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):7.0
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JR085; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1611 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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