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Taouz 001
Basic information Name: Taouz 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.43 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Taouz

Morocco

Found 1991 October

Stone, ordinary chondrite (L6)

A complete individual, weighing 2430 g, with fusion crust was found in a pebble desert. Type specimen, classification and analysis, olivine Fa24.9, pyroxene Fs21.3Wo1.7, heavily shocked with black areas containing 30-40% black glass, light areas with maskelynite and shock-veins, J. Otto, Mineralogical Institute, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 23b, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany. Information and main mass, Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 54' 0"N, 4° 14' 18"W)
     Recommended::   (30° 54' 0"N, 4° 14' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Mekn√®s-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1505 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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