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Northwest Africa 13932
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13932
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13932
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1560 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as LL3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 May 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13932 (NWA 13932)

Morocco

Purchased: 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3-6)

Petrography: (J. Llorca, UPC) Examination of a thin section shows two distinct lithologies corresponding to petrologic types 3 and 6. PO, POP and RP chondrules are present in the type 3 lithology. Type 6 lithology has indistinct chondrules. Plagioclase, troilite, chromite and abundant taenite in both lithologies. Cl-rich apatite present only in type 6 lithology.

Geochemistry: Type 3 lithology: olivine Fa25.5±2.3 (N=10), low-Ca pyroxene Fs22.2±0.9Wo2.2±0.2 (N=10). Type 6 lithology: olivine Fa33.3±0.5 (N=10), orthopyroxene Fs27.2±0.7Wo2.0±0.2 (N=10)

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich Mineral show
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):1560
Pieces:3
Class:LL3-6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):33.3±0.5 (N=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):27.2±0.7 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0±0.2 (N=10)
Classifier:J.Llorca, UPC
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:UPC
Main mass:Ion Ander Lanzas
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by David Allepuz
Institutions
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UPC: Institut de Tècniques Energètiques, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Diagonal 647, ed. ETSEIB, 08028 Barcelona, Spain, Spain (institutional address; updated 3 May 2015)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1903 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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