|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||31° North , 4° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~56km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Northwest Africa Meteorites|
Sahara Desert, North Africa
|Locality type:||Meteorite Fall Location|
|Meteorite Class:||Acapulcoite meteorite|
|Meteoritical Society Class:||Acapulcoite|
|Metbull:||Search meteorite in Meteoritical Bulletin Database|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Primitive acapulcoite achondrite with a main mass of 86 g. Terrestrial weathering grade and shock stage are low (W1, S1).
Found in 2001 by Matteo Chinellato.
5 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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- Moggi-Cecchi, V., Bindi, L., Pratesi, G.: "A new iron-nickel phosphide from the Northwest Africa 1054 Meteorite", 68th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, 5308 (2005)