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NWA 14502  (11,829 g)

NWA 14502 (11,829 g)

Northwest Africa 14502 (NWA 14502)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, melt breccia)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt breccia composed of L6 chondritic regions with some poorly defined chondrules (plagioclase grain size about 80 µm) and abundant up to 1.1 cm wide recrystallized melt rock veins and pockets which contain entrained partly resorbed mineral fragments and characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide spherules.


Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2021
Mass (g):500
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3±0.3 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4±0.3 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.3 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):31.9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake



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