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Northwest Africa 14098
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14098
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14098
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 728 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 384 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14098 (NWA 14098)

Morocco

Find: 2017 Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals dark interior with large chondrules and metal.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated chondrules with average apparent diameter 1220±510 µm (n=20). Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs range Fs22.7-25.4.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Lucian Cojocaru

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Munich
Date:2017 Oct
Mass (g):728
Pieces:2
Class:LL4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.9±0.2 (n=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4±0.9 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:3.73
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LC13; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1840 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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