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Northwest Africa 14828
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14828
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14828
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 5.58 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3-7    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as LL3-7.
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Aug 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14828 (NWA 14828)

Morocco

Find: 2015 Oct

Classification: LL3-7

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated ordinary chondrite with several shock darkened clasts and type 7 clasts to 5 mm in size, set in a type 3 host lithology. The type 7 clasts show triple junctions, typical grain size ~100 μm, and no relict chondrules.

Geochemistry: Type 3 host lithology: Olivine Fa27.2±2.1, range Fa24.1-29.7, Fa PMD 6.5% (n=4), low-Ca pyroxene Fs12.7±6.3Wo1.9±2.0, range Fs5.8-24.4 (n=6). Type 7 lithology: Olivine Fa30.4 (n=1), orthopyroxene Fs25.6±0.3Wo2.0±0.1 (n=3), Ca-pyroxene Fs14.7Wo43.1 (n=1).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3-7).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Mehdi Zarrabi.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2015 Oct
Mass (g):5580
Pieces:2
Class:LL3-7
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.2±2.1 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.7±6.3 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±2.0
Magnetic suscept.:3.74
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):66
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name MZC13; 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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1894 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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