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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 387 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:
  MB110
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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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1904 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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