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Abu Moharek
Basic information Name: Abu Moharek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 4.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4640 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
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 4
  Line 1:
Date:21 Oct 1997
Latitude:27°14'22"N
Longitude:29°50'09"E
Mass (g):4500
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:M. Ghélis and B. Zanda, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):133 g
Main mass:finders
Finder:Unknown
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 61 Rue Buffon, LMCM-CP52, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address; updated 8 Nov 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Michael Cottingham   
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Gerald Armstrong   
Michael S. Scherman      
Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 14' 22"N, 29° 50' 9"E)
     Recommended::   (27° 14' 22"N, 29° 50' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites from Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 54 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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