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Northwest Africa 14150
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14150
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14150
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1709 approved meteorites (plus 24 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 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14150 (NWA 14150)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

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

Physical characteristics: Two grayish fragments partly covered witth fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well-defined, partly flattened, and densely packed chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.6 mm) set in a fresh grayish matrix with metal and sulfides.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):2700
Pieces:2
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.0±0.4 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.7±3.4 (9.5-24.7, n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±1.4 (0.2-4.2, n=20)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Polandmet - Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Polandmet: targoniny 30 43445 Dziegielow Poland, Poland; Website (institutional address; updated 7 May 2021)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Dirk Hohmann         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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