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Kufra
Basic information Name: Kufra
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Libya
Mass:help 344 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9639 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 7
  Line 93:
Date:2000
Latitude:24°28.40'N
Longitude:23°02.60'E
Mass (g):344
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.32
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.55
Wollastonite (mol%):1.21
Classifier:P. Sipiera and K. J. Cole, Harper
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Gomet
Finder:Gomet on sandy soil while crossing erg Rebiana between Koufra and Tazurbu
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Gomet: D. Gomet, lieu dit Lahouratte, 40180 Heim, France (private address)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 28' 24"N, 23° 2' 36"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Al Kufrah, Libya (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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