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Ghubara
Basic information Name: Ghubara
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1954
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1.75 t
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 13  (1959)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6389 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 13:
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METEORITE DISCOVERED IN SOUTHERN ARABIA

Name: GHUBARA

The place of fall or discovery: Oman, Southern Arabia; φ = 19°13'40", N; λ =56° 8'34" E from Greenwich

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1954,

Class and type: STONY, chondrite.

The number of individual specimens: 2 large masses.

Total weight: ?

The circumstances of fall or discovery: Unknown.  The meteorite is at present being studies at Utrecht, the Netherlands.

SOURCE: Letter from Dr. M. Hey to E.L. Krinov dated July 29, 1956, and letters from Dr. C. de Jager to E.L. Krinov dated September 19, 1958 and February 3, 1959.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 13, Moscow (1959)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 13' 40"N, 56° 8' 34"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 13' 40"N, 56° 8' 34"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1748 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 67 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 367 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Ghubara (1954) (In NHM Cat)
Gnubara (In NHM Cat)

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