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Northwest Africa 14368
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14368
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14368
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1430 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 610 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 31 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14368 (NWA 14368)

Morocco

Purchased: 2021 Apr

Classification: Ureilite

History: Purchased by Jesper Grønne in April 2021 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Protogranular agregate of olivine (~65 vol.%) and pigeonite (~35 vol. %) with accessory kamacite, graphite, daubreelite and Cr-troilite. Olivine grains exhibit reduced magnesian rims containing very fine grained Fe metal inclusions.

Geochemistry: Olivine cores (Fa16.3-16.5, N = 8), olivine rims (Fa1.5-1.8, N = 4), pigeonite (Fs13.7-13.8Wo10.0-10.4, N = 5).

Classification: Ureilite.

Specimens: 21.1 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. J. Grønne.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021 Apr
Mass (g):1430
Pieces:2
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):16.3-16.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.7-13.8
Wollastonite (mol%):10.0-10.4
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Grønne
Comments:Work name JG-055; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1902 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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