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Northwest Africa 12314
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12314
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12314
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 190 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 54 approved meteorites classified as H~6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12314 (NWA 12314)

Morocco

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from Said Yousfi in Errachidia, Morocco, in Oct. 2018.

Physical characteristics: 190 g yellow elongated stone with some fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Gray, strongly recrystallized matrix, with poorly developed chondrules, and much homogenously distributed, irregular metal and sulfide.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 5.49

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H~6, W1)

Specimens: 22.7 g on deposit at Kiel, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 21 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Errachidia, Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):190
Pieces:1
Class:H~6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:5.49
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):22.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ49; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Wang Ziyao         
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1346 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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