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Northwest Africa 14606
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14606
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14606
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1735 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2861 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14606 (NWA 14606)

Morocco

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Wenxi Jin from Fayssal Mezgouri in Agadir, Morocco Nov 2021.

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) A brown stone of 1735 g without fusion crust.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) light-brown recrystallized matrix with indistinct chondrules, darker lithic fragments, and few metal and sulfide grains.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.83

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6 breccia, W1)

Specimens: 22.8 g on deposit at Kiel, Wenxi Jin holds the main mass, and 104 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB111
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):1735
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:3.83
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wenxi Jin
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ193; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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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 1902 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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