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Northwest Africa 14037
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14037
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14037
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 102 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14037 (NWA 14037)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

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

Physical characteristics: Black fragment partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: The plagioclase grain size is about 70 µm. The meteorite contains black shock melt veins.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Temara, Morocco
Date:P 2021 Apr
Mass (g):102
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±0.3 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1±0.1 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.1 (n=4)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Said Yousfi
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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