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Northwest Africa 14099
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14099
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14099
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 400 g
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Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 481 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 8 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14099 (NWA 14099)

Algeria

Purchased: 2021

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock composed of mm size low-Ca pyroxene. Opaque minerals are troilite and metal.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs24.7±0.4Wo1.8±0.2, FeO/MnO = 29.2±3.0 (n=7).

Classification: Achondrite (diogenite)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Isabelle Pothier.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):400
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.7±0.4 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:3.04
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21.8
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Isabelle Pothier
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name CM76; 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:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1153 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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