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Northwest Africa 14391
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14391
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14391
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1494 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 663 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 Oct 2021
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14391 (NWA 14391)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a dealer in Guelmim, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a dark brownish interior and displays a chondritic texture with well-defined, separated, and mostly rounded chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 300 µm). FeNi metal and sulfides and are strongly altered to Fe-hydroxides.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Guelmim, Morocco
Date:P 2020
Mass (g):1494
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):12.4±8.5 (0.6-21.8, n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.1±7.4 (4.1-25.9, n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.5 (0.2-2.5, n=21)
Magnetic suscept.:4.62
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Boulaouane Taleb Ahmed
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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