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Abar al' Uj 001
Basic information Name: Abar al' Uj 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: AaU 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 194.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 3), H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites (type 3), and Ordinary chondrites
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 216:
State/Prov/County:Ash Sharqiyah
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:20 Mar 2008
Latitude:22°43.315'N
Longitude:48°57.562'E
Mass (g):194.335
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):17.6-20.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3-21.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6-2.5
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:MHNGE
Main mass:SGS
Finder:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann, M. Halawani, Y. Tarabulsi, M. Hakeemmann, M. Halawani, Y. Tarabulsi, M. Hakeem
Comments:petr. grade based on cathodoluminescence, mean chondrule size 0.32 mm, bulk Fe 24.8wt%; submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
SGS: Saudi Geological Survey, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (institutional address; updated 11 Feb 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 43' 19"N, 48° 57' 34"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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