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Northwest Africa 13723
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13723
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13723
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 81.9 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [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 13723 (NWA 13723)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with large chondrules set in a recrystallized matrix dominated by ferroan olivine. Matrix plagioclase size to 100 µm. Opaque minerals are Cr-bearing magnetite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine 31.7±0.2, NiO = 0.46±0.06 (n=3). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs32.2Wo0.6 (n=1). Ca-pyroxene Fs12.8Wo45.6 (n=1). Plagioclase An46.3Ab51.9Or1.8 (n=1). Magnetite Cr2O3 = 3.7 wt% (n=1).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Specimens: Type speciment at CEREGE. Main mass with Labenne

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):81.9
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):31.7±0.2 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):32.2 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Labenne
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LL051119a; 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. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7859 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1961 unapproved names)

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