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Northwest Africa 14830
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14830
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14830
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 837 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 85 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Aug 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14830 (NWA 14830)

Algeria

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Bought by Jean Redelsperger from Mohamed Elguirah in 2021

Physical characteristics: A single gray stone with fusion crust.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with plagioclase to 100 μm. Only one faint relict chondrule was found in the studied section. Opaque minerals are metal, troilite and euhedral chromite.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7). Type 7 from texture and Wo content of low-Ca pyroxene.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):837
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):31.8±0.1 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.0±0.2 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.44±0.16 (n=5)
Magnetic suscept.:3.08
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JR118; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Jerome Gattacceca      
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1223 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 29 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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