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Northwest Africa 6314
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6314
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6314
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1084 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 May 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):1084
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):29.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3
Wollastonite (mol%):3.0
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):27.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:BB-22; Chondrules absent and no metal segregation (e.g., metal veins) observed. LL-type fragments and clastic groundmass have a poikilitic texture of olivine and pyroxene and a higher degree of recrystallization than typical type 6 chondrites.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Beat Booz         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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