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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 89 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
Writeuphelp
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
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1932 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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