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Northwest Africa 13717
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13717
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13717
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 24.2 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 288 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
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Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Northwest Africa 13717 (NWA 13717)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020 Oct

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

Physical characteristics: A single gray stone. Cut face reveals a dark interior with clasts.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Subrounded mineral clasts (olivine, pyroxene) set in a feldspathic glassy mesostasis. Metal and troilite are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.2±1.7, FeO/MnO = 94.1±15.9 (n=9). Pyroxene Fs20.6±3.6Wo8.3±6.5, FeO/MnO = 66.9±6.4 (n=5). Feldspathic mesostasis An96.8±0.6Ab3.0±0.5Or0.2±0.1 (n=4).

Classification: Achondrite (lunar feldspathic breccia)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2020 Oct
Mass (g):24.2
Pieces:1
Class:Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Fayalite (mol%):24.2±1.7 (n=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6±3.6 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.3±6.5
Magnetic suscept.:3.76
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):5.59
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K529; 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 8777 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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