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Northwest Africa 14208
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 67 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 67 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 17 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14208 (NWA 14208)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Pallasite

History: Purchased by Geologist Juan Avilés Poblador in 2018 from a meteorite dealer in Algeria.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with minor fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) This sample contains subequal amounts of fractured, angular to sub-rounded grains of olivine (up to 8 mm), and weathered Fe-Ni metal. Accessory phases include troilite and Fe-oxides.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa11.8±0.2, range Fa11.3-12.3, n=34).

Classification: Pallasite.

Specimens: 18.3 g and a thin section at Cascadia; main mass with Juan Avilés Poblador.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):67
Pieces:1
Class:Pallasite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):11.8±0.2
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):18.3
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)
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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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