Rare, IAB-sLL Iron Meteorite NWA 4702


Stunning new unusual, Ungrouped Saharan Iron NWA 4702 specimen! NWA 4702 is the Official name for this lovely Ungrouped iron meteorite from the Saharan desert.

Writeup from Meteoritical Bulletin online:
Northwest Africa 4702 (NWA 4702)
(Northwest Africa)
Purchased: 2007
Classification: Iron meteorite (ungrouped)
Petrography: A fresh looking sample; no octahedral pattern visible; thus an ataxite. On a deeply etched surface are fine, quasi-straight lines 0.05 to 0.1 mm long, 0.005 mm wide. They do not seem to be regularly oriented. These could be artifacts produced by the surface preparation.
Geochemistry: Co (mg/g) 4.37, Ni (mg/g) 54.3, Ga (µg/g) 44.6, Ge (µg/g) 110, As (µg/g) 6.00, Ir (µg/g) 0.093, Au (µg/g) 0.70.
Submitter: J. T. Wasson, UCLA.



The following NWA 4702 Main Mass is available for University or Museum Trade or purchase or the advanced collector of rare Iron meteorites:


NWA 4702 Iron Meteorite

NWA 4702 Iron Meteorite

NWA 4702 Iron Meteorite

 


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