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Northwest Africa 7472
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7472
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7472
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 122.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 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 6 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 7472 (NWA 7472)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012 Aug

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

History: Purchased by GHupé in August 2012 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Sparse, medium-sized chondrules composed mainly of olivine with grains of Cr-magnetite. Minerals are olivine, clinopyroxene, calcic plagioclase, Cr-magnetite and Ni-rich pentlandite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa33.8-33.9; FeO/MnO = 104-128), clinopyroxene (Fs8.9-9.5Wo47.0-46.8).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5).

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P 2012 Aug
Mass (g):122.3
Pieces:2
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):33.8-33.9, n=3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:GH-441; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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