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Lahmada 047
Basic information Name: Lahmada 047
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 182 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 183 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
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Comments: Approved 16 Nov 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Lahmada 047        27.372987°N, 9.929881°W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

History: Purchased in Morocco in 2018.

Physical characteristics: Dark-gray irregular fragments. Cut face shows a dark-gray interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Sparse mineral clasts (anorthite, olivine, pyroxene) in a melt-rock matrix. Melt rock has numerous vesicles with typical sizes 40 µm. Troilite and rare metal are found in the melt rock fraction.

Geochemistry: Anorthite An97.0Ab2.8Or0.3 (n=2). Augite Fs17.0Wo36.8, FeO/MnO = 54 (n=1). Olivine Fa37.5±0.4, FeO/MnO=110±6 (n=2).

Classification: Lunar (feldspathic melt breccia). Possibly paired with Lahmada 020.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Isabelle Pothier.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Date:P 2018
Latitude:27.372987°N
Longitude:9.929881°W
Mass (g):182
Pieces:many
Class:Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Fayalite (mol%):37.5±0.4 (n=2)
Magnetic suscept.:2.37
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Isabelle Pothier
Comments:work name CM27; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 22' 23"N, 9° 55' 48"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 210 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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