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Northwest Africa 14251
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14251
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14251
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 194 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL4-7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites classified as LL4-7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14251 (NWA 14251)

Morocco

Find: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4-7)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated ordinary chondrite. Some clasts are highly recrystallized with triple junctions (type 7).

Geochemistry: Type 4 material: olivine Fa29.3 (n=2), low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.4±5.4Wo0.4±0.1 , range Fs8.0-23.6 (n=8). Type 7 clasts: olivine Fa29.6 (n=2), orthopyroxene Fs25.4Wo2.2 (n=2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4-7).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Daniel da Costa.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2015
Mass (g):194
Pieces:1
Class:LL4-7
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.6 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.4 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.03
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Daniel da Costa
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name DC01; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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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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