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Northwest Africa 13706
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13706
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13706
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 155 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CVred3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as CVred3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13706 (NWA 13706)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Oct

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CVred3)

Physical characteristics: Cut face reveals large chondrules and CAIs set in a dark matrix.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with large chondrules (average apparent diameter ~1 mm) and CAIs set in an abundant fine-grained iron-rich matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa8.4±11.7, range Fa0.3-39.1 (n=13), Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.19±0.09 (n=5). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs1.1±0.2Wo2.1±1.6 (n=3). Sulfides are Ni free. Defocused analyses of the matrix FeO 39.1 wt%, analytical total 97.1 wt%.

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CVred3). Reduced group based on the absence of Ni in sulfides.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2019 Oct
Mass (g):155
Pieces:1
Class:CVred3
Fayalite (mol%):8.4±11.7 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.1±0.2 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±1.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.09
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K470; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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