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Metameur 001
Basic information Name: Metameur 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 748 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2790 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
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Writeup from MB 91:

Metameur 001                                    33°2124N, 10°2432′′E

Metameur, Tunisia

Find: 4 December 2005

Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History and physical characteristics: A single stone of 748 g was found ~6 km west of the city of Medenine in the district of the small town of Metameur.

Petrography and geochemistry: (T. Jording and A. Bischoff, Mün): Fa32 and Fs26.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6); S5, W1.

Type specimen: A 30 g sample and one polished thin section are on deposit at Mün. An anonymous finder, who is Tunisian, holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB91
  Table 1
  Line 19:
Date:2005 Dec 4
Latitude:33°21'24N
Longitude:10°24'32E
Mass (g):748
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):32
Ferrosilite (mol%):26
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous Tunisian collector
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 21'N, 10° 24'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Madaniyin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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