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Northwest Africa 14029
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14029
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 117 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14029 (NWA 14029)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a group of meteorites hunters in Nouadhibou, Mauritania, in late 2020.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock with patches of thick fusion crust.

Petrography: The plagioclase grain size is about 30 µm. The meteorite is brecciated and contains black shock melt veins.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Nouadhibou, Mauritania
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):117
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.4±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2±0.2 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1 (n=11)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Andreas Schefzig
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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