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Ksar Ghilane 012
Basic information Name: Ksar Ghilane 012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: KG 012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 19.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 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 3 Jun 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Ksar Ghilane 012 (KG 012)        32.870° N, 9.921° E

Quibili, Tunisia

Found: April 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Found by F. Kuntz in April 2012 while prospecting for meteorites in the desert west of Tataouine, Tunisia.

Petrography: Extensively recrystallized with sparse chondrule remnants.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa19.0-19.4), orthopyroxene (Fs17.3-17.5Wo0.9-1.5), clinopyroxene (Fs6.4-6.8Wo45.5-44.8).

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Quibili
Date:April 2012
Latitude:32.870° N
Longitude:9.921° E
Mass (g):19.22
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.0-19.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3-17.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):5.42
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Finder:Kuntz
Comments:JF 001; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
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PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 52' 12"N, 9° 55' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Quibili, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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