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Northwest Africa 14335
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14335
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14335
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1250 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6313 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14335 (NWA 14335)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Jun

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a group of meteorite hunters in Nouadhibou, Mauritania, in June, 2021.

Physical characteristics: Brownish slightly reddish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well-defined, mostly rounded, separated chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.4 mm) set in a light reddish matrix containing abundant and strongly altered metal and sulfides.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Nouadhibou, Mauritania
Date:P 2021 Jun
Mass (g):1250
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):15.9±0.2 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.0±0.1 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.1 (n=7)
Magnetic suscept.:4.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):74
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Salamu Ali
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8138 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1941 unapproved names)

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