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Northwest Africa 14202
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14202
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14202
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 34 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 248 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
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Comments: Approved 17 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14202 (NWA 14202)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

History: Purchased by Geologist Juan Avilés Poblador in 2021 from Said Yousfi in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with minor fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) Specimen is a breccia composed predominantly of sub-angular to sub-rounded anorthositic clasts (up to ~1 cm), and minor poikilitic, porphyritic, and troctolitic clasts, and isolated mineral fragments, set within a fine-grained matrix containing areas of crystalline impact melt and vesicles.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa31.1±12.3, range Fa10.4-46.2, Fe/Mn=76±16, n=11), Calcic Plagioclase (An96.0±1.2, range An93.3-98.9, n=35).

Classification: Lunar (feldspathic breccia).

Specimens: 6.8 grams and a thin section at Cascadia; main mass with Juan Avilés Poblador.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):34
Pieces:1
Class:Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):31.1±12.3
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):6.8
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Juan Aviles Poblador
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
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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