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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 201 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. Plagioclase 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)
Catalogs:
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 9013 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1869 unapproved names)

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