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Northwest Africa 14130
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14130
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14130
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 844 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2813 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14130 (NWA 14130)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 May

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a group of meteorites hunters in Nouadhibou, Mauritania in May 2021.

Physical characteristics: Many light brownish fragments some with minor fusion crust.

Petrography: The plagioclase grain size is about 70 µm.

Classification: LL6 chondrite, breccia

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Nouadhibou, Mauritania
Date:P 2021 May
Mass (g):844
Pieces:many
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):31.2±0.7 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.5±0.2 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3±0.1 (n=5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):188.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Salamu Ali
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 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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