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Ouargla 001
Basic information Name: Ouargla 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 2.71 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 571 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 10 Jun 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Ouargla 001        31°06’, 5°11’

Ouargla, Algeria

Purchased: before 2001

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: Low-Ca pyroxene exhibits polysynthetic twinning. Chondrules are sharply defined but lack glassy mesostases. Many metal grains are elongated and ragged; some contain small silciate grain fragments. Some metal grains contain small, irregular troilite grains. The rock appears to have been shocked and annealed.

Classification: H3 (estimated subtype 3.7).

Note: this name replaces provisional name NWA 736

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Ouargla
Place of purchase:Alnif
Date:P before 2001
Latitude:31°06'
Longitude:5°11'
Mass (g):2705
Pieces:5
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.4±1.5 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4±0.5 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.2
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):23.84
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:David Gregory
Comments:synonym Northwest Africa 736; submitted by Simone de Leuw
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Gregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 6'N, 5° 11'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 23 approved meteorites from Ouargla, Algeria
     This is 1 of 771 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Northwest Africa 736 (Discarded provisional name)
NWA 736 (Discarded provisional name)

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