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Northwest Africa 14799
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14799
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14799
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 89.3 g
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Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 50 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Pallasite, PMG.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14799 (NWA 14799)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Nov

Classification: Pallasite (Main group)

Physical characteristics: Irregular dark fragments

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Subrounded olivine crystals, 5 mm in size, set in a metal network. Olivine:metal ratio is about 1. Accessory troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa11.0±0.1, FeO/MnO = 44.6±8.1 (n=4).

Classification: Pallasite, main group

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2021 Nov
Mass (g):89.3
Pieces:several
Class:Pallasite, PMG
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):11.0±0.1 (n=4)
Magnetic suscept.:5.72
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name K547b; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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