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Northwest Africa 14566
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14566
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14566
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 50 g
Recommended:  Winonaite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites classified as Winonaite.   [show all]
Search for other: Primitive achondrites, Winonaites
Comments: Approved 25 May 2022
Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14566 (NWA 14566)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021 Oct

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Winonaite)

History: Purchased by Juan Poblador in October 2021 from a dealer in Errachidia, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Triple grain junction texture (mean grainsize ~100 ┬Ám). Composed of forsterite, enstatite, diopside, and altered kamacite with accessory sodic plagioclase, troilite and minor secondary barite.

Geochemistry: Forsterite (Fa0.8-1.1, FeO/MnO = 2-3, N = 4), enstatite (Fs1.5Wo0.4, FeO/MnO = 7; Fs4.6-4.8Wo1.8-2.2, FeO/MnO = 5; N = 5), diopside (Fs1.2-2.3Wo45.9-44.1, FeO/MnO = 3, N = 4), plagioclase (Ab85.2An10.8Or4.0).

Classification: Winonaite.

Specimens: 11.5 g in the form of a polished endcut at UWB; remainder with Mr. J. Poblador.

Data from:
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Errachidia
Date:P 2021 Oct
Mass (g):50
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):0.8-1.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.6-4.8; 1.7-2.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-2.2; 45.9-44.1
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):11.5
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Poblador
Comments:Work name JAP21-3; 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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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