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Northwest Africa 14256
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14256
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14256
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 209 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Eucrite-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 49 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14256 (NWA 14256)

(Northwest Africa)

Find: 2017

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, melt breccia)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated igneous rock with partially molten subophitic clasts (grain size ~200 µm) set in a melt rock matrix. The melt rock fraction contains abundant 100 µm vacuoles. Main minerals are exsolved pyroxene and plagioclase. Accessory minerals: troilite, ilmenite, chromite, FeNi metal.

Geochemistry: Pyroxene Fs57.5±2.2Wo7.9±3.0, FeO/MnO 30.9±0.2 (n=3). Plagioclase An88.3±1.0Ab11.2±1.0Or0.5±0.2 (n=5).

Classification: Achondrite (eucrite-melt breccia)

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2017
Mass (g):209
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-melt breccia
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):57.5±2.2 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):7.9±3.0
Magnetic suscept.:3.73
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Rik Bursens
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name CM79; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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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