Find / Fall: Find 2022
Location: Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
Classification: Lunar (feldspathic breccia)
Total Known Weight: 5.15 kg
The Laâyoune 002 meteorite was found in January of 2022 near Laâyoune, Morocco. Two stones were initially recovered weighing 3680 grams and 1468 grams. Laâyoune 002 is classified as a Lunar Feldspathic Breccia type meteorite and has been given a low shock stage and a low weathering state.
No fusion crust was seen on the meteorites which have an overall gray colored exterior with some whitish clasts showing. The Laâyoune 002 lunar meteorite is both attractive and more affordable than most lunar meteorite specimens.