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Northwest Africa 14815
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14815
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14815
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1800 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1999 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14815 (NWA 14815)

Morocco

Find: 2015 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed chondrules with apparent diameter ~800 µm. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Data from:
  MB111
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Date:2015 Jan
Mass (g):1800
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.3±0.3 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6±5.5 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±1.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.52
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):110
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name MZE21; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 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 1904 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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