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Asab
Basic information Name: Asab
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Namibia
Mass:help 1530 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 approved meteorites (plus 18 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:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 1:
State/Prov/County:Namaland, Namibia
Date:Aug 1999
Latitude:25°26'S
Longitude:17°55'E
Mass (g):1530
Pieces:4
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Classifier:M. Killgore (SWML)
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:UHaw
Main mass:SWML
Finder:Anon. Farmer
Institutions
   and collections
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
SWML: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
UHaw: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Namibia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 26'S, 17° 55'E)
     Recommended::   (25° 26'S, 17° 55'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Namaland, Namibia
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Namibia (plus 1 impact crater)
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