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Northwest Africa 14327
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14327
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14327
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 597 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 14327 (NWA 14327)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: June, 2021

Classification: Ureilite

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

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a protogranular texture of mainly olivine and pigeonite crystals up to 2 mm in size. It is highly reduced with olivine displaying broad reduced rims. Graphite is abundant and some shock melt pockets are present.

Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa1.0-1.6; olivine contains 0.75±0.03 wt% Cr2O3 and 0.39±0.02 wt% CaO; reduced rims in pyroxene: Fs2.3-5.5Wo5.1-5.5; pigeonite contains 1.16±0.03 wt% Cr2O3 and 0.53±0.02 wt% Al2O3

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Nouadhibou, Mauritania
Date:P June, 2021
Mass (g):597
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):20.4±0.1 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±0.1 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):9.4±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)
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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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