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Foum Agoutir
Basic information Name: Foum Agoutir
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 279 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1727 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Nov 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Foum Agoutir        27° 51.052’N, 12° 9.670’W

South, Morocco

Find: 2017 Apr 03

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: A single stone was found in April 2017 by Hassan Oubaha about 27 km SSE of Akhfennir, near Oued Khaoui Naam, Morocco

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-defined packed chondrules. Olivine are zoned compositionally. Opaques are metal and troilite.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB109
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State/Prov/County:South
Date:2017 Apr 03
Latitude:27° 51.052'N
Longitude:12° 9.670'W
Mass (g):279
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.0±0.5 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6±0.4 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.43
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):25.27
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K440; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 51' 3"N, 12° 9' 40"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from South, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1670 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Foum Agoutir 001 (First meteorite in DCA)

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