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Northwest Africa 14367
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14367
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14367
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 300 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 503 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Dec 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14367 (NWA 14367)

Morocco

Purchased: 2019 Sep

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Purchased by Jesper Grønne in September 2019 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Monomict breccia consisting of closely-packed grains of orthopyroxene (up to 6 mm, exhibiting undulose extinction) within a sparse matrix composed of smaller orthopyroxene grains plus accessory olivine, augite, Ti-free chromite and stained troilite.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene (Fs23.6-23.8Wo1.6-1.8, FeO/MnO = 24-26, N = 5), augite (Fs6.6-10.6Wo44.6-47.5, FeO/MnO = 19-27, N = 4), olivine (Fa26.1-27.4, FeO/MnO = 44-45, N = 3).

Classification: Diogenite (monomict breccia).

Specimens: 22.6 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 2019 Sep
Mass (g):300
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):26.1-27.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.6-23.8; 6.6-10.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.8; 47.5-44.6
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):22.6
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Grønne
Comments:Work name JG-054; 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)
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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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