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Marsa Alam 008
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 4.45 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:14 Jan 2015
Latitude:25°6.10'N
Longitude:34°51.39'E
Mass (g):4446
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):628
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. V. Kryachko, bredfield@mail.ru
Comments:Field name BIG2; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Timur Kryachko   
Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 6' 6"N, 34° 51' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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