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Northwest Africa 14810
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14810
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14810
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14810 (NWA 14810)

(Northwest Africa)

Find: 2021 Sep

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca) mm-sized chondrules set in a recrystallized matrix with 50 µm grain size. The dominant mineral is olivine. Plagioclase has average grain size above 50 µm. Magnetite is abundant in chondrules and matrix. Pentlandite is found as 10-20 µm grains.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa29.3±0.1, NiO 0.40 wt% (n=3). Orthopyroxene Fs27.4Wo0.6 (n=1). Plagioclase An53.3Ab45.6Or1.1, An80.1Ab19.5Or0.3 (n=2). Magnetite Cr2O3 3.54±0.21 wt% (n=3).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Laurent Lodé.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2021 Sep
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):29.3±0.1 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):27.4 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.91
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):6.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Laurent Lodé
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name CM113; 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)
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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 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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