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Bensour is an ordinary chondrite (LL6) that was found in Morocco/Algeria after a possible fall in 11 February 2002. Eyewitness accounts from several nomads in the border region of Morocco and Algeria reported seeing to a significant fall of many individual stones, although these reports are not detailed. The total weight is estimated to be in excess of 45 kg. Individual stones are very pale grey rock matrix with a black fusion crust. Is has been classified as a LL6 chondrite with a very fine grained monomict breccia composed of olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, and sodic plagioclase with small amounts of troilite and chromite. Source: Meteoritical Bulletin.