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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
  history:
Recommended:  Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 241 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
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Comments: Approved 20 Mar 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

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
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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)
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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