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Bir Zar 001
Basic information Name: Bir Zar 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: BiZ 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 627 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6121 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Mar 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 1
  Line 3:
State/Prov/County:Es-Souid, Tunisia
Date:05-Apr-2008
Latitude:31°28'51.6"N
Longitude:9°50'26.5"N
Mass (g):627
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.9
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):108.2
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:Tunis
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
Tunis: Départment du Géologie, Faculté de Sciences de Tunis, Université de Tunis El Manar, Campus Universitaire El Manar, 2092 Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 28' 52"N, 9° 50' 26"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Tatawin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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