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Northwest Africa 14767
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14767
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14767
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 945 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Mar 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14767 (NWA 14767)

Morocco

Purchased: 2021.4.8

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of sized 0.1-1.6 mm (mean=0.457±0.243 mm) chondrules set in the matrix. Its mineralogy consist of olivine, pyroxene, plagioclase (with grain size 2 μm) and Fe,Ni metal and rare sulfides. Shock melt vein distribute in the rock and cut through the mineral.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa16.9-19.4, N=23; Low-Ca pyroxene Fs4-13.9, Wo0.0-1.9, N=22(EDS)

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2021.4.8
Mass (g):945 g
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):17.8 ±0.5 (n=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.2 ±2.6 (n=22)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2 ±0.5 (n=22)
Classifier:Li shijie and Fan yan
Type spec mass (g):49 g
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Huang chuanjian
Comments:Submitted by Li shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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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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