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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 613 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
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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 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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1904 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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