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Qatar 002
Basic information Name: Qatar 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Qatar
Mass:help 702 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 Feb 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Qatar 002        25.299°N, 51.041°E

Al Jumayliyah, Qatar

Found: 2011 Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Found by F. Kuntz in October 2011 while exploring in the desert of Qatar.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Sparse chondrules. Olivine, orthopyroxene, augite, sodic plagioclase, chromite, troilite and altered kamacite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.3-25.4), orthopyroxene (Fs21.2-21.3Wo1.6-0.9), augite (Fs8.4-12.1Wo44.1-42.4).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Specimens: 20.1 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Jumayliyah
Origin or pseudonym:Al Rayyan
Date:2011 Oct
Latitude:25.299°N
Longitude:51.041°E
Mass (g):702
Pieces:many
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3-25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2-21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-0.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Finder:F. Kuntz
Comments: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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 17' 56"N, 51° 2' 28"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Al Jumayliyah, Qatar
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Qatar
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