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Northwest Africa 14067
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14067
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14067
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1300 g
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 216 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2021
Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14067 (NWA 14067)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Feb

Classification: Mesosiderite

History: A lot of many identical-appearing stones was purchased from an Algerian dealer in February 2021 by Shun-Chung Yang and Juan Chen.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Aggregate dominated by orthopyroxene with subordinate altered metal (both kamacite and taenite) and anorthite accompanied by accessory silica polymorph, troilite and merrillite. Cross-cutting veinlets of secondary Fe hydroxides are present.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene cores (Fs16.3Wo0.8; Fs25.0-25.8Wo2.5-2.6; FeO/MnO = 28-33; N = 3), low-Ca pyroxene rims (Fs30.8-33.6Wo3.0-4.0, FeO/MnO = 24-30, N = 3), augite (Fs17.1Wo40.1, FeO/MnO = 19), plagioclase (An93.9-94.8Or0.1, N = 2).

Classification: Mesosiderite.

Specimens: 21.4 g including a polished endcut at UWB; remainder with Mr. S.-C. Yang and Mr. J. Chen.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2021 Feb
Mass (g):1300
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3-33.6; 17.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8-4.0; 40.1
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S.-C. Yang/J. Chen
Comments:Work name SCY-25; submitted by A. Irving
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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