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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 12 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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