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El Blida 006
Basic information Name: El Blida 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 97 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 72 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 May 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

El Blida 006        29°51’32.98"N, 5°58’38.53"W

Morocco

Find: 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Found by Ahmed Najii in 2020. Bought from Zaid Oualguirah in 2020 by Jean Redelsperger.

Physical characteristics: One oriented fully crusted stone.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized brecciated chondrite. Lithic clasts show triple junction, plagioclase to 200 µm, and only rare relict chondrules. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa30.6 (n=1). Orthopyroxene Fs25.9±0.1Wo2.1±0.1 (n=3).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7, brecciated). Type 7 based on the Wo content of orthopyroxene and the texture.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2020
Latitude:29°51'32.98"N
Longitude:5°58'38.53"W
Mass (g):97
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.6 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.9±0.1 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.49
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Ahmed Naji
Comments:work name JR095; 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. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 51' 33"N, 5° 58' 39"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1625 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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