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Northwest Africa 14065
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14065
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14065
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 587 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 254 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14065 (NWA 14065)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Feb

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Many grayish fragments, some of which are partly covered by fusion crust.

Petrography: Coarse-grained brecciated basalt composed of up to 1.5 mm sized exsolved pyroxene and angular plagioclase grains. Minor phases are silica, ilmenite, Ti-bearing chromite, trolite, and metallic iron. Contains shock melt pockets.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs59.5±0.4Wo2.0±0.3 (Fs58.9-60.2Wo1.6-2.6, FeO/MnO=26-29, n=12); Ca-pyroxene: Fs25.2±0.4Wo44.4±0.3 (Fs24.5-25.8Wo43.9-45.0, FeO/MnO=25-28, n=13); calcic plagioclase: An89.5±2.0 (An86.6-91.9, n=15)

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021 Feb
Mass (g):587
Pieces:many
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):59.5; 25.2
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0; 44.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:David Göttlich
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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