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Northwest Africa 14181
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14181
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14181
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 673 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 6 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14181 (NWA 14181)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Mar

Classification: Pallasite

History: Purchased by Ziyao Wang in March 2021 from a dealer in Tindouf, Algeria.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Coarse grained aggregate of olivine and metal (kamacite plus taenite) in subequal proportions together with accessory troilite. Minor secondary goethite is present around kamacite grains and as cross-cutting veinlets.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa12.4-12.8, N = 4).

Classification: Pallasite.

Specimens: 46 g in the form of a polished endcut at UWB; remainder with WangZ.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tindouf
Date:P 2021 Mar
Mass (g):673
Pieces:3
Class:Pallasite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):12.4-12.8
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):46.0
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:WangZ
Comments:Work name WZY-46; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
WangZ: Ziyao Wang, Hebei GEO University North Campus, Huai An dong road 127, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province , China (private address; updated 25 Jun 2021)
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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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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