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Capot Rey
Basic information Name: Capot Rey
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Niger
Mass:help 38 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 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)
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Writeup from MB 89:

Capot Rey

Niger

Found 2004, March

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Many stony fragments totalling 38 kg were found by by G. Moreau in the erg Capot-Rey, Ténéré du Tafassasset, Niger. The stones define an elliptical strewn-field measuring 7 x 3.5 km, with a NE-SW major axis. The largest fragment weighs 2 kg. Mineralogy and classification: (E. Dransart, EMTT) Olivine: Fa18.1; low-Ca-pyroxene Fs15.2; shock stage S2; weathering degree, W1. Specimens: type specimen, 32.1 g, MNHNP, main mass with finder.

Data from:
  MB89
  Table 1
  Line 17:
Date:Mar 2004
Latitude:20°07.556'N
Longitude:10°12.336'E
Mass (g):38000
Pieces:many
Class:H5
Classifier:E. Dransart and M. Baron EMTT
Type spec mass (g):32.1
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:EMTT and finder
Finder:G. Moreau
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
EMTT: Etudes Métallurgiques et de Traitement Thermique, Parc du Chater-Bât. B, 1, avenue du Chater, 69340 Francheville, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 7' 33"N, 10° 12' 20"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)
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