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Northwest Africa 14080
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14080
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14080
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.47 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14080 (NWA 14080)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Dec

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Purchased by Jason Whitcomb in December 2019 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and J. Boesenberg, BrownU) Sparse chondrules occur within a recrystallized assemblage containing stained metal, chromite, troilite and chlorapatite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.2±0.4, range Fa24.6-25.7, N = 6), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs21.9±1.7Wo1.6±0.1, range Fs20.7-24.2Wo1.4-1.7, N = 4)

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Specimens: 52.5 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Mr. J. Whitcomb.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2019 Dec
Mass (g):3469
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.2±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9±1.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and J. Boesenberg, BrownU
Type spec mass (g):52.5
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:J. Whitcomb
Comments:Work name JW-9; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
BrownU: Brown University Providence, RI 02912, United States (institutional address; updated 7 Sep 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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