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Northwest Africa 14218
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14218
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14218
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 243 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10605 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Sep 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2021 July
Mass (g):243
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.8±0.1 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8±0.2 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.3 (n=4)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):31.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Andreas Grünemeyer
Comments:Dark brownish rock with some fusion crust. The plagioclase grain size is about 40 µm.; 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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