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Northwest Africa 14664
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14664
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14664
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 40.5 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 8 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14664 (NWA 14664)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Feb

Classification: Pallasite

History: Purchased by Shun-Chung Yang and Juan Chen in February 2021 from a dealer in Tindouf, Algeria.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Coarse grained aggregate of olivine and stained metal (kamacite + taenite) together with accessory schreibersite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa12.2-12.5, FeO/MnO = 39-43, N = 4), kamacite (Ni 7.4 wt.%), taenite (Ni 32.8 wt.%).

Classification: Pallasite.

Specimens: 9.36 g in the form of a polished slice at UWB; remainder with Mr. S.-C. Yang and Mr. J. Chen.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tindouf
Date:P 2021 Feb
Mass (g):40.5
Pieces:1
Class:Pallasite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):12.2-12.5
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):9.36
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S.-C. Yang and J. Chen
Comments:Work name SCY-53; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   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)
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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 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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