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NWA 14217  ( 17,422 g )

NWA 14217 ( 17,422 g )

Northwest Africa 14217 (NWA 14217)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Jul

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CVox3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Light brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of large chondrules (up to 700 µm sized), whitish CAIs (up to 1 cm sized), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained brownish to slightly greenish matrix. Opaque phases are Ni-rich sulfides, magnetite, ilmenite, and rare metal.

Geochemistry: Ni in sulfides 18.2±1.0 wt%, N=5

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CVox3). Oxidized subgroup based on high concentrations of Ni in sulfide Gattacceca et al., 2020.


Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021 Jul
Mass (g):802
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):14.3±11.4 (0.4-32.3, n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.2±0.1 (1.1-1.6, n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±1.1 (0.6-3.8, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe and Andreas Grünemeyer
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake



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