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Northwest Africa 14407
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14407
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14407
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 102 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 387 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14407 (NWA 14407)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

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

Physical characteristics: Brownish fragment without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with sharply defined, mostly rounded and partly packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.9 mm) in a fine-grained dark brownish matrix that contains sulfides and rare, mostly altered FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Talsint, Morocco
Date:P 2021 Aug
Mass (g):102
Pieces:2
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):15.2±10.0 (5.8-38.7, n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.5±8.3 (1.0-23.8, n=17)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.5 (0.3-2.3, n=17)
Magnetic suscept.:3.59
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Noreddine Azelmat
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 8138 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1941 unapproved names)

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