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Ksar Mehiri 001
Basic information Name: Ksar Mehiri 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: KM 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 96.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 31 Mar 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Tatawin
Origin or pseudonym:desert soil surface
Date:2013 Jun 28
Latitude:32°47.21'N
Longitude:10°52.86'E
Mass (g):96.8
Pieces:many
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.8±0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5±0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.70
Classifier:M. Aboulahris, J. Gattacceca, N. Laridhi-Ouazaa
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Pierre-Marie Pelé
Finder:Pierre-Marie Pelé
Comments:Found by Pierre-Marie Pelé while prospecting in the Beni M'hira strewn field; submitted by J. Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 47' 13"N, 10° 52' 52"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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