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Northwest Africa 14004
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1720 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 565 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14004 (NWA 14004)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020 Jan

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased in 2020 by Noreddine Azelmat from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Single stone with visible fusion crust.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, Cascadia) This sample contains chondrules (Av. 1.1 mm) and CAIs set in a fine-grained matrix with accessory magnetite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa16.3±15.7, range Fa1.2-45.1, n=33), Low-Ca Pyroxene (Fs1.0±0.1Wo0.9±0.1, range Fs0.9-1.1Wo0.8-1.1, n=5).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 20.6 g and a thin section at Cascadia; main mass with Noreddine Azelmat.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2020 Jan
Mass (g):1720
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):16.3±15.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0±0.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.1
Classifier:D. Sheikh, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Noreddine Azelmat
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Robert Smart   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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