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Northwest Africa 14837
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14837
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14837
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 626 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 592 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14837 (NWA 14837)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Chris Monk in 2021 from a meteorite dealer in Northwest Africa.

Physical characteristics: several pieces with dark brown fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) Sample is a composed of chondrules (~1 mm, up to 3 mm; 57 vol.%) and refractory inclusions (~1 mm, up to 2.5 mm; 3 vol.%) set within a mostly fine-grained, slightly opaque matrix (~40 vol.%). Accessory phases include chromite, troilite, and Fe-Ni metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa10.0±9.2, range Fa1.2-35.4, n=35), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs3.2±0.9Wo3.5±1.7, range Fs1.4-4.8Wo1.0±5.7, n=24).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Specimens: 22.9 g at Cascadia, main mass with Chris Monk

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Northwest Africa
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):626
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):10.0±9.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.2±0.9
Wollastonite (mol%):3.5±1.7
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):22.9
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Chris Monk
Comments:CML 1522; 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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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