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Sueilila 004
Basic information Name: Sueilila 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 1400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 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)
Comments: Approved 25 Jan 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Sueilila 004        24°42.674’N, 14°02.977’W

Rio de Oro, Western Sahara

Find: 2016 Jul

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: The stones were found by Sid Ahmed Bouchama in July 2016. They were bought by Jean Redelsperger from Mohamed Elguirah in September 2016. The meteorite maybe linked to a fall witnessed by sherperds in 2013.

Physical characteristics: The fragments are covered with fresh fusion crust. Broken surface show a light grey interior.

Classification: L6. Likely paired with NWA 10889.

Specimens: 20.5 g at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Rio de Oro
Place of purchase:Tan Tan
Date:2016 Jul
Latitude:24°42.674'N
Longitude:14°02.977'W
Mass (g):1400
Pieces:many
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W0
Magnetic suscept.:4.87
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Sid Ahmed Bouchama
Comments:work name JR046; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 42' 40"N, 14° 2' 59"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Rio de Oro, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 206 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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