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Northwest Africa 14092
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14092
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14092
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 371 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 577 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 18 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14092 (NWA 14092)

Morocco

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Blocky assemblage of olivine and low-Ca pyroxene with 800 µm grains size. Metal weathering products are found along grain rims. Metal is found as µm sized grains enclosed in silicates. Abundant carbon material is present.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa20.1±0.6, CaO 0.39±0.02 wt%, FeO/MnO = 50.1 (n=3). Olivine reduced rim Fa2.9 (n=1)Low-Ca pyroxene Fs17.6±0.4, FeP/MnO = 30.7±2.7 (n=6).

Classification: Ureilite

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Norbert Kammel

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):371
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):20.1±0.6 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6±0.4 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):7.6±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Norbert Kammel
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name CM68; 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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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