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Oued Awlitis 003
Basic information Name: Oued Awlitis 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: OA 003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 1141 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2736 approved meteorites 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 18 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Oued Awlitis 003 (OA 003)        25°51’N, 12°21’W

Rio de Oro, Western Sahara

Find: 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: The stone was found near the village of Lemluia in 2011 and bought in Agadir in 2011.

Physical characteristics: A single stone without fusion crust. Curface shows a brecciated rock with abundant metl veins and melt pockets.

Classification: LL6, brecciated

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:2011
Latitude:25°51'N
Longitude:12°21'W
Mass (g):1141
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.8 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.8±2.4 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.45
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):27.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 51'N, 12° 21'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 202 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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