header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 14 Oct 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 7014
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7014
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7014
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 116 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 238 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2012
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7014 (NWA 7014)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Sept 2011

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

Petrography: Fresh breccia containing some basaltic eucrite clasts and crystal debris in a darker, fine-grained matrix. Minerals include exsolved pigeonite, calcic plagioclase, silica, ilmenite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Pigeonite consists of host orthopyroxene (Fs57.5-61.5Wo2.2-2.1, Fe/Mn=33), with exsolution lamellae of clinopyroxene (Fs26.7-27.3Wo43.6-43.5, Fe/Mn=29-30).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1575:
Place of purchase:Denver
Date:P Sept 2011
Mass (g):116
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):57.5-61.5; 26.7-27.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2-2.1; 43.6-43.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:DPitt
Comments: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)
DPitt: Darryl Pitt, 225 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page