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Northwest Africa 14154
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14154
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14154
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1047 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14154 (NWA 14154)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a dealer in Dakhla, Western Sahara.

Physical characteristics: Dark-brownish rocks without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well-defined, mostly rounded and partly packed chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.7 mm) set in a brownish matrix with partly altered metal and sulfides.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Dakhla, Western Sahara
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):1047
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.4 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7±4.0 (4.4-20.5, n=24)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.7 (0.3-3.9, n=24)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8025 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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