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Chwichiya 007
Basic information Name: Chwichiya 007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 75 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2805 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Chwichiya 007        27°24’39"N, 11°4’27"W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara

Find: 2020 Aug 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals a dark interior with small metal grains.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized ordinary chondrite with some triple junctions. Plagioclase size ~100 µm. Chromite to 300 µm.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jérémy Bassemon.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Date:2020 Aug 15
Latitude:27°24'39"N
Longitude:11°4'27"W
Mass (g):75
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.2 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.6 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0
Magnetic suscept.:4.41
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jeremy Bassemon
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JB04; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 24' 39"N, 11° 4' 27"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 97 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 234 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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