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Oued Awlitis 001 Lunar meteorite, Boujdour Province, Laâyoune-Sakia El Hamra, Moroccoi
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Oued Awlitis 001 Lunar meteoriteMeteorite Fall Location
Boujdour ProvinceProvince
Laâyoune-Sakia El HamraRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
25° 29' 57'' North , 12° 52' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Meteoritical Society Class:
Origin locality:
Köppen climate type:


Found on January 15, 2014.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Ferrière, L., Meier, M.M.M., Assis Fernandes, V., Fritz, J., Greshake, A., Barrat, J.-A., Böttger, U., Bouvier, A., Brandstätter, F., Busemann, H., Korotev, R.L., Maden, C., Magna, T., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Schrader, D.L., Wadhwa, M. (2017): The unique crowdfunded Oued Awlitis 001 lunar meteorite – A consortium overview. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 2017, 1621.pdf [https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1621.pdf]
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Ferrière, L., Meier, M.M.M., Assis Fernandes, V., Fritz, J., Greshake, A., Barrat, J.-A., Böttger, U., Bouvier, A., Brandstätter, F., Busemann, H., Korotev, R.L., Maden, C., Magna, T., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Schrader, D.L., Wadhwa, M. (2017): The unique crowdfunded Oued Awlitis 001 lunar meteorite – A consortium overview. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 2017, 1621.pdf [https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1621.pdf]
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ferrière, L., Meier, M.M.M., Assis Fernandes, V., Fritz, J., Greshake, A., Barrat, J.-A., Böttger, U., Bouvier, A., Brandstätter, F., Busemann, H., Korotev, R.L., Maden, C., Magna, T., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Schrader, D.L., Wadhwa, M. (2017): The unique crowdfunded Oued Awlitis 001 lunar meteorite – A consortium overview. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 2017, 1621.pdf [https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1621.pdf]
Donwilhelmsite (TL)
Formula: CaAl4Si2O11
Type Locality:
Reference: Fritz, J., Greshake, A., Klementova, M., Wirth, R., Palatinus, L., Assis Fernandes, V., Böttger, U. and Ferrière, L. (2019) Donwilhelmsite, IMA 2018-113. CNMNC Newsletter No. 47, February 2019, page 201; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31: 199–204.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
'Silica'
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Taenite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Wittmann, A. et al. (2014): M & PS, 49, A437; Wittmann, A. et al. (2015): LPS XLVI, Abstract #1141.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ferrière, L., Meier, M.M.M., Assis Fernandes, V., Fritz, J., Greshake, A., Barrat, J.-A., Böttger, U., Bouvier, A., Brandstätter, F., Busemann, H., Korotev, R.L., Maden, C., Magna, T., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Schrader, D.L., Wadhwa, M. (2017): The unique crowdfunded Oued Awlitis 001 lunar meteorite – A consortium overview. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 2017, 1621.pdf [https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2017/pdf/1621.pdf]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.AE.10(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Baddeleyite4.DE.35ZrO2
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Donwilhelmsite (TL)-CaAl4Si2O11
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Taenite1.1.11.2(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Donwilhelmsite (TL)-CaAl4Si2O11
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Silica'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O DonwilhelmsiteCaAl4Si2O11
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O CristobaliteSiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O SpinelMgAl2O4
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al DonwilhelmsiteCaAl4Si2O11
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si DonwilhelmsiteCaAl4Si2O11
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si CristobaliteSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca DonwilhelmsiteCaAl4Si2O11
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Taenite(Fe,Ni)
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Taenite(Fe,Ni)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2

References

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Wittmann, A. et al. (2014) Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 49, A437.
Wittmann, A. et al. (2015) Petrogenesis of Lunar Poikilitic Impact Melt Meteorite Oued Awlitis 001. 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Abstract # 1141.
Ferrière, L., Meier, M.M.M., Assis Fernandes, V., Fritz, J., Greshake, A., Barrat, J.-A., Böttger, U., Bouvier, A., Brandstätter, F., Busemann, H., Korotev, R.L., Maden, C., Magna, T., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Schrader, D.L., Wadhwa, M. (2017) The unique crowdfunded Oued Awlitis 001 lunar meteorite – A consortium overview. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 2017, 1621.pdf

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