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Northwest Africa 13414
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13414
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13414
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 648 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Sep 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13414 (NWA 13414)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

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

Physical characteristics: Almost black individual lacking any fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt breccia composed of L6 chondritic regions with very few recognizable chondrules (plagioclase grain size about 80 μm) and abundant up to 1.5 cm wide recrystallized melt rock veins and pockets with characteristic FeNi metal and sufide spherules.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):648.2
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.3 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0±0.2 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):29.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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