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BENGUERIR 533 grams

BENGUERIR 533 grams

Benguerir
Stone. Chondrite (LL6)
Morocco , Fell November 22, 2004
Specimen weight: 533 grams

A meteorite fall was witnessed on November 22,2004, at 11:45 A.M. near the city of Benguerir, Morocco. This is one of the first falls from Morocco to be scientifially described, Three impact locations have been identified, two of them in soft ploughed ground & a third on a granite surface, which was apparenty broken by impact. The weight of complete pieces range between 100 grams & 10 kg. The classifed stones LL6 ordinary chondrite, based on mineralogy and petrology, with shock grade S3 & W0. The dark fusion crust is perfectly fresh.

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