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Ksar Ghilane 011
Basic information Name: Ksar Ghilane 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: KG 011
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 25.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 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 28 Sep 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Ksar Ghilane 011 (KG 011)        32.891°N, 09.913°E

Quibili, Tunisia

Found: 2012 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Petrography: Found by Pierre-Marie Pele in April 2012. Well-formed chondrules and relatively low content of altered metal. Olivine (Fa25.1-25.4), orthopyroxene (Fs21.1-21.2Wo0.7), subcalcic augite (Fs12.6Wo29.7). Ordinary chondrite (L4).

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Quibili
Date:2012 Apr
Latitude:32.891°N
Longitude:09.913°E
Mass (g):25.6
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1-25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1-21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):6.3
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Pele
Finder:P. Pele
Comments:PMP12-3; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 53' 28"N, 9° 54' 47"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Quibili, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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