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Metameur 002
Basic information Name: Metameur 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 17 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
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Writeup from MB 91:

Metameur 002                                    33°2109N, 10°2601′′E

Metameur, Tunisia

Find: 25 December 2005

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History and physical characteristics: A small single stone of 17 g was found in the district of the small town of Metameur.

Petrography and geochemistry: (T. Jording and A. Bischoff, Mün) Fa18.5 and Fs16.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4); S2, W3–4.

Type specimen: A 5 g sample and one polished thin section are on deposit in Mün. An anonymous finder, who is Tunisian, holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB91
  Table 1
  Line 20:
Date:2005 Dec 25
Latitude:33°21'09N
Longitude:10°26'01E
Mass (g):17
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3-4
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):5
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous Tunisian collector
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 21'N, 10° 26'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Madaniyin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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