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EL MENIA (554 gram)

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Classification: Chondrite L5 or L6 S? / W0
Place/Time: fall 11 March 2023 10:30am in Hassi Walen area south-west of El Menia city in Algeria. (30°21’57.6” N 2°43’04.5” E)
Mass: ~22 kg

NOTE: Classification in progress by Daniel Sheikh and Carl Agee.
After talking to dealers, it turned out that the ellipse was close (5km?) to the village of EL NEBKA, about 21km from the oasis of El Menia.
The stones were recovered on the same day, March 11, which is why they are so pristine.






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