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Aridal 005
Basic information Name: Aridal 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 37.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 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 10 Mar 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:granular sandy soil
Date:2013 Apr 25
Latitude:25°46.66'N
Longitude:13°59.89'W
Mass (g):37.1
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.2 (n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±0.3 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.59
Classifier:M. Aboulahris, J.Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):8.1
Type spec location:FSAC
Main mass:Marc Jost
Finder:Sergey Vassiliev, Marc Jost
Comments:Submitted by J. 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)
FSAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 46' 40"N, 13° 59' 53"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 210 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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