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Northwest Africa 14532
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14532
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14532
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 17.7 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 283 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
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Comments: Approved 19 Feb 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14532 (NWA 14532)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Aug

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock made of mineral and melt rock lithic clasts set in a feldspathic glassy matrix with abundant vacuoles to 200 µm. Ilmenite and metal are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa26.3±3.0, FeO/MnO = 108.5±15.5 (n=4). Pyroxene Fs31.9±1.0Wo8.4±2.7, FeO/MnO = 51.8±3.5 (n=3). Plagioclase An95.1Ab4.4Or0.5 (n=3).

Classification: Lunar meteorite (Feldspathic breccia)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB111
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Place of purchase:Guelmin, Morocco
Date:P 2021 Aug
Mass (g):17.7
Pieces:3
Class:Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):26.3±3.0 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):34.9±1.0 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.4±2.7
Magnetic suscept.:3.39
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):3.9
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K548; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8674 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1882 unapproved names)

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