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Northwest Africa 14168
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14168
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14168
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 237 g
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Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 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 1 Aug 2021
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Northwest Africa 14168 (NWA 14168)

Morocco

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Recrystallized chondrite with triple junction, plagioclase size 100 µm, and euhedral troilite and metal grains (50 µm).

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa30.5 (n=1). Orthopyroxene Fs25.3±0.5Wo3.3±0.4 (n=3). Ca-pyroxene Fs12.9Wo40.2 (n=1).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7). Type 7 based on texture and Wo content of orthopyroxene.

Data from:
  MB110
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):237
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.5 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.3±0.5 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.3±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:3.93
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):237
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:worl name MZA90; 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 1706 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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