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Marsa Alam 009
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 009
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 4.33 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 22 Feb 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:11 Jan 2015
Latitude:25°5.28'N
Longitude:34°51.87'E
Mass (g):4329
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):650
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. V. Kryachko, bredfield@mail.ru
Comments:Field name BIG1; 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° 5' 17"N, 34° 51' 52"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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