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Northwest Africa 14210
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14210
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14210
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 192 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Nov 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14210 (NWA 14210)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

History: Purchased by Aziz Zad in 2020 from a meteorite dealer in Algeria.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with slightly weathered fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) Specimen is composed of few discernable chondrules (containing ferroan Ni-bearing olivine) set in a fine-grained matrix containing secondary recrystallized feldspar (Av. 15±5 ?m), pentlandite and Cr-bearing magnetite (~4.0 wt. % Cr2O3).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa29.6±0.4, range Fa29.0-31.1, NiO= 0.62±0.04 wt. %, n=26), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs25.8±0.5Wo0.6±0.1, range Fs25.4-26.2Wo0.6-0.7, n=2), Plagioclase (An81.1±4.8, range An72.9-84.4, n=5).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5).

Specimens: 25.3 g and a thin section at Cascadia; main mass with Aziz Zad.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):1200
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):29.6±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.8±0.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.1
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):25.3
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Aziz Zad
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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