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Northwest Africa 14224
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14224
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14224
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 432 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 371 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 18 Sep 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14224 (NWA 14224)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 June

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

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

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well-defined, mostly flattened, and packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm) in a more fine-grained dark grayish matrix that contains sulfides and rare FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Talsint, Morocco
Date:P 2021 June
Mass (g):432
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.2±10.7 (0.8-44.0, n=37)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.8±7.9 (2.4-23.9, n=28)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.9 (0.3-3.5, n=28)
Magnetic suscept.:4.25
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):32.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Noreddine Azelmat
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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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