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Northwest Africa 14153
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14153
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14153
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 379 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CVred3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as CVred3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14153 (NWA 14153)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CVred3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a dealer in Guelmim, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark grayish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a fresh grayish interior and is composed of large chondrules (mean diameter about 1 mm; up to 2.5 mm sized), CAIs (up to 4 mm sized), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained Fe-rich matrix. Opaque phases are metal and Ni-poor sulfides.

Geochemistry: Ni in sulfides <0.12 wt%, N=7

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CVred3). Reduced subgroup based on low concentrations of Ni in sulfides (Gattacceca et al., 2020).

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Guelmim, Morocco
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):379
Pieces:1
Class:CVred3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):11.3±16.5 (0.4-42.9, n=21)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4±1.0 (0.5-3.8, n=17)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.5 (0.8-2.9, n=17)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):32.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Ali Mossa
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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