Find / Fall: Find 2020
Location: Ouargla, Algeria
Classification: Martian (nakhlite)
Total Known Weight: 75 g
Hassi Messaoud 001 is a Martian meteorite of the Nakhlite variety. Hassi Messaoud 001 was found March 11, 2020 near the town of El Borma, Ouargla. Four pieces of the Hassi Messaoud 001 Nakhlite Meteorite were initially found. The meteorite is a grayish brown color. Hassi Messaoud 001 has a low shock state and a low weathering grade.