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3010.80N 6 34.63W
Morocco, Djebel Bani
Fell 1986 March
LL6 chondrite

TKW 1215.5 grams

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Oued el Hadjar
Morocco
Fell 1986 March
Ordinary chondrite (LL6)
Nomads heard a loud whistle and saw a 1215.5 g stone fall 200 m from their tent. The stone was broken into many pieces (sacrificed on an altar) 15 days later during a wedding ceremony. Mineralogy and classification (A. Sexton, OU): olivine, Fa30.0; pyroxene, Fs22.0; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W0/1. Specimens: 18.6 g, OU; main mass with anonymous finder.

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The Oued el Hadjar (LL6) meteorite fell in South, Morocco, sometime in March, 1986.
A total mass of 1215.5 g was recovered.

30 10' 48"N, 6 34' 38"W



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