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Northwest Africa 14022
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14022
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14022
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 1635 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 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 18 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14022 (NWA 14022)

Mauritania

Purchased: 2018 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Ordinary chondrite with recrystallized yet easily discernible chondrules with typical size ~800 µm. The inter-chondrule porosity is 5.3% (point counting, n=322), under the form of ~50 µm cavities. Native copper is present, associated with metal.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Bologna, Italy
Date:P 2018 Mar
Mass (g):1635
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.93
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LC17; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Mauritania
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 147 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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