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Northwest Africa 13722
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13722
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13722
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 124 g
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Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13722 (NWA 13722)

Morocco

Find: 2016

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

Physical characteristics: Gray stone with gray interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with triple junctions. No relict chondrules were observed.

Geochemistry: Plagioclase An9.9Ab84.9Or5.2 (n=1).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Lucian Cojocaru

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bologna, Italy
Date:2016
Mass (g):124
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.9 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.2±0.2 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.13
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LC22; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1706 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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