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Northwest Africa 14235
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14235
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14235
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 165 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  EL-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites classified as EL-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), Enstatite-rich meteorites, and Melted chondrites
Comments: Approved 13 Nov 2021
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14235 (NWA 14235)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 June

Classification: Enstatite chondrite (EL melt rock)

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

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is an enstatite melt rock predominantly composed of 50-400 µm sized enstatite grains and abundant interspearsed albitic, Si-rich melt inclusions. Opaque phases include Si-bearing kamacite, Cr-rich troilite, schreibersite, and daubréelite. No relict chondrules have been observed.

Geochemistry: kamacite: Si=1.09±0.02 wt.%, n=4

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Talsint, Morocco
Date:P 2019 June
Mass (g):165
Pieces:1
Class:EL-melt rock
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:high
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.6±0.2 (0.4-1.0, n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.03 (1.3-1.4, n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28.7
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Noreddine Azelmat
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
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 8025 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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