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al-Ghanim (iron)
Basic information Name: al-Ghanim (iron)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1960
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 500 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 292 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 50'N, 54° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 50'N, 54° 5'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 101 approved meteorites from Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 108 approved meteorites from Saudi Arabia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonyms: Ghanim (In NHM Cat)

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