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Abar al' Uj 006
Basic information Name: Abar al' Uj 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: AaU 006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 83.7 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5242 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Ash Sharqiyah
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:30 Jan 2012
Latitude:22°27.485'N
Longitude:48°35.509'E
Mass (g):83.679
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.2
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):22.73
Type spec location:MHNGE
Main mass:SGS
Finder:Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Khalid al Wagdani, Ayman Majoub, Abdulaziz Solami, Siddiq Habibullah, Maruan Al Bokari
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
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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. 103, in preparation (2014)
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 27' 29"N, 48° 35' 31"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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