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Northwest Africa 14011
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14011
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Mali
Mass:help 5.01 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 505 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 17 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14011 (NWA 14011)

Mali

Purchased: 2020 Dec

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Found in Mali and purchased by Ziyao Wang in December 2020 from a dealer in Tindouf, Algeria.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Monomict diogenite breccia with very sparse matrix. Composed almost entirely of orthopyroxene with accessory Ti-free, V-bearing chromite, troilite, rare silica polymorph and rare Ni-free Fe metal.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene (Fs26.4-28.0Wo1.5-2.2, FeO/MnO = 26-30, N = 5).

Classification: Diogenite (monomict matrix-poor breccia).

Specimens: 51.4 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. Z. Wang.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tindouf
Date:P 2020 Dec
Mass (g):5012
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.4-28.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5-2.2
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):51.4
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:Z. Wang
Comments:Work name WZY-26; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Mali
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 79 approved meteorites from Mali (plus 2 unapproved names)

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