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Northwest Africa 7314
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7314
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7314
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 147 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2740 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Sep 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Northwest Africa 7314 (NWA 7314)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Petrography: Purchased by F. Kuntz in February 2012 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco. Coarse breccia composed predominantly of recrystallized clasts containing some remnants of large chondrules. Olivine (Fa32.2-32.4), orthopyroxene (Fs25.0-25.4Wo2.0). Ordinary chondrite (LL6). This specimen is very similar in texture and freshness to the dominant lithology in NWA 7313, but the differences in mafic silicate compositions appear to preclude the possibly that it is a paired stone.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2012 Feb
Mass (g):147
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):32.2-32.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.0-25.4
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K185; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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