The University of Arizona

Beni M'hira: A new chondrite (L6) meteorite fall from Tunisia

N. L. OUAZAA

Abstract


The Beni M'hira meteorite fell on January 8, 2001 in southeastern Tunisia. This is only the fifth observed fall from Tunisia. On the basis of mineralogical, petrographic, and geochemical data, the stone can be classified as an L6 chondrite of shock stage S5.

Keywords


Geochemistry;L Chonrites;Fall;Beni M’hira

Full Text:

PDF