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El Golea
Basic information Name: El Golea
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 823 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11574 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)
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Writeup from MB 74:
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El Golea

El Golea, Algeria

Found 1990

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Two fragments of together 823 g were found, see "Acfer" entry for conditions of find, analysts and main mass. Olivine Fa24.6, pyroxene Fs20.9, shock veins.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 1'N, 2° 59'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 1'N, 2° 59'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Ghardaia, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1130 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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