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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 31 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1625 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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