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Northwest Africa 14677
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14677
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14677
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2022
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 661 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 111  (2023)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 853 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 19 Feb 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14677 (NWA 14677)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2022

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Mauritania.

Physical characteristics: Grayish rock with minor fusion crust

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with sharply defined, partly flattened, and well packed chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.7 mm). The fine-grained matrix contains sulfides and FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2022
Mass (g):661
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):13.9±10.8 (3.3-34.1, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.3±8.4 (1.0-25.4, n=19)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±1.1 (0.2-3.8, n=19)
Magnetic suscept.:4.56
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
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 Gattacceca J., McCubbin F. M., Grossman J. N., Schrader D. L., Chabot N. L., D’Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Joy K. H., Komatsu M. and Miao B. (2023) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 111. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 58, 901–904. ?
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9790 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1854 unapproved names)

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