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Laâyoune 001
Basic information Name: Laâyoune 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 1183 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 709 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 Aug 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Place of purchase:Moroccan Dealer
Date:Nov 2019
Latitude:27.095770
Longitude:-13.123126
Mass (g):1183.0
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±1.5 (n=32)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.1±5.7 (n=25)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.5 (n=25)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Decker Meteorite Museum
Comments:Working No.: De-02; submitted by K. Klemm, IfP; Abundant chondrules ~500-600 µm occur and a low metal abundance typical for L chondrites; submitted by Klemm K.
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 5' 45"N, 13° 7' 23"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 90 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 220 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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