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Northwest Africa 14797
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14797
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14797
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1782 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as LL5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Apr 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14797 (NWA 14797)

Morocco

Purchased: 2021 Oct 24

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5/6)

History: Purchased from a Moroccan dealer at the Munich Mineral Show. The seller states that it was found nearby Dakhla.

Petrography: Bulk Density 3.14 g/cc. Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.38; 3.42; 3.4.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2021 Oct 24
Mass (g):1782
Pieces:1
Class:LL5/6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):29.2±1 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.8±0.5 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2±0.2 (n=12)
Magnetic suscept.:3.40
Classifier:K. Klemm, M. Patzek, IfP
Type spec mass (g):74.7
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Karl Wimmer
Comments:Working name Dakhla; submitted by Klemm K.
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1887 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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