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Al Haggounia 011
Basic information Name: Al Haggounia 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 25 kg
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12080 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 28 Mar 2021
Writeup from MB 110:

Al Haggounia 011        27.320°N, 12.128°W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara

Purchased: 2020 Sep

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: Found in by Mohamed Hira and Ismail Elguirah in September 2018 and purchased by John Higgins in September, 2020, from a dealer in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Largely recrystallized with rare chondrule remnants. Accessory phases are sodic plagioclase, troilite, altered kamacite, merrillite, chlorapatite and low-Ti chromite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.1±0.1, range Fa24.9-25.2, N = 6), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs21.2±0.7Wo1.6±0.1, range Fs20.7-22.4Wo1.5-1.8, N = 5), augite (Fs9.9±1.6Wo43.6±1.1, range Fs8.1-11.2Wo44.9-42.9, N = 3).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Specimens: 134 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. J. Higgins.

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Place of purchase:Ouarzazate
Date:P 2020 Sep
Mass (g):25000
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2±0.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):134
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Higgins
Finder:I. Elguirah/M. Hira
Comments:Work name JH20-10; submitted by A. Irving
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Western Sahara
     Recommended::   (27° 19' 12"N, 12° 7' 41"W)

     This is 1 of 105 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 259 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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