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Northwest Africa 14004
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1720 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 612 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14004 (NWA 14004)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020 Jan

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased in 2020 by Noreddine Azelmat from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with visible fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) This sample contains chondrules (Av. 1.1 mm) and CAIs set in a fine-grained matrix with accessory magnetite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa16.3±15.7, range Fa1.2-45.1, n=33), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs1.0±0.1Wo0.9±0.1, range Fs0.9-1.1Wo0.8-1.1, n=5).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 20.6 g and a thin section at Cascadia; main mass with Noreddine Azelmat.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2020 Jan
Mass (g):1720
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):16.3±15.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0±0.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.1
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Noreddine Azelmat
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9116 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1873 unapproved names)

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