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Northwest Africa 14466
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14466
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14466
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Niger
Mass:help 1489 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 255 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Nov 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14466 (NWA 14466)

Niger

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5/6)

History: Jean-Benoît de Mascarel purchased from a mineral and artefact dealer this stone found by a touareg who had just crossed a tract of desert.

Classification: This stone is unrelated to the six stones of NWA 14466.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadez
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):1489
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.7±0.4 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5±0.2 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.3 (N=2)
Magnetic suscept.:5.2
Classifier:E. Jacquet, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Jean-Benoît de Mascarel
Comments:Field name: Mascarel 1 (or "Mascarel-triangle"); submitted by E. Jacquet
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 93 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)

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