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Northwest Africa 14823
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14823
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14823
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 6.95 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 789 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14823 (NWA 14823)

Morocco

Find: 2015 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed chondrules. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa23.1±5.9, range Fa9.6-28.2, Fa PMD 20%, Cr2O3 0.06±0.04 wt% (n=9). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs10.8±3.6Wo0.9±0.7, range Fs5.0-15.3 (n=6).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Mehdi Zarrabi.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2015 Feb
Mass (g):6953
Pieces:2
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.1±5.9 (n=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.8±3.6 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.50
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):828
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name MZC7; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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