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Northwest Africa 14194
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14194
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14194
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.53 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 255 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Sep 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14194 (NWA 14194)

Morocco

Purchased: 2019

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

History: Purchased by Jay Piatek from a Moroccan meteorite dealer in 2019.

Physical characteristics: Polished slice of the deposit sample shows a fragmental breccia with cm-sized light-colored clasts set in dark-shock-melt matrix with many smaller light-colored clasts.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) This a monomict breccia with pyroxene compositions typical of basaltic eucrites. Plagioclase makes up approximately 35% of this meteorite. Troilite, silica, ilmenite, and chromite were detected as accessory phases.

Geochemistry: (A. Ross, UNM) Low-Ca pyroxene Fs60.3±2.3Wo4.1±1.9, Fe/Mn=32±2, n=7; high-Ca pyroxene Fs26.7±0.4Wo26.7±0.4, Fe/Mn=31±1, n=6; plagioclase An89.5±1.1, n=6.

Classification: Monomict Eucrite

Specimens: 20.19 g on deposit at UNM, Jay Piatek holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):2531.52
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Shock stage:high
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):60.3±2.3, 26.7±0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):4.1±1.9, 26.7±0.4
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):20.19
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Jay Piatek
Comments:Fieldname JP-2000; submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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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 1676 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 25 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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