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Northwest Africa 14326
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14326
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14326
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1988 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 604 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 13 Nov 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14326 (NWA 14326)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was purchased from a group of meteorites hunters in Nouadhibou, Mauritania, in 2021.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite exhibits a granular texture of up to 1.5 mm partly euhedral olivine and pigeonite crystal often adjoining at triple grain junction. Olivine displays characteristic reduced rims and the meteorite contains flaky graphite.

Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa3.5-5.2; olivine contains 0.53±0.03 wt% Cr2O3 and 0.29±0.01 wt% CaO; pigeonite contains 1.15±0.04 wt% Cr2O3 and 1.28±0.06 wt% Al2O3

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Nouadhibou, Mauritania
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):1988
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):21.3±0.1 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.2±0.1 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.6±0.1 (n=11)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Salamu Ali
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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