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Abar al' Uj 039
Basic information Name: Abar al' Uj 039
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: AaU 039
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 23.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4648 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H 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:3 Feb 2012
Latitude:22°56.531'N
Longitude:48°57.054'E
Mass (g):23.33
Pieces:2
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2/3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.1
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):5.28
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:paired with Abar al' Uj 041; 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° 56' 32"N, 48° 57' 3"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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