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Northwest Africa 14096
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 93.4 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 182 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 31 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14096 (NWA 14096)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Apr

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

Physical characteristics: Dark brown stone. Cut face reveals a dark-gray interior with large chondrules.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with large chondrules (average apparent diameter 1100±380 μm, n=18) set in an abundant recrystallized matrix. Olivine is the dominant silicate. Abundant magnetite and sulfides decorating chondrule rims.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa33.3±0.2, NiO 0.58±0.03 wt% (n=3). Ca-pyroxene Fs8.9>o47.3. Plagiocalse An87.4Ab12.3Or0.3 (n=1). Magnetite Cr2O3 content 4.35 wt%.

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2021 Apr
Mass (g):93.35
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):33.3±0.2 (n=3)
Magnetic suscept.:4.76
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):19.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K536; 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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