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Marsa Alam 017
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 017
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 017
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 115.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5780 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 26 Feb 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:12 Mar 2015
Latitude:24°42.30'N
Longitude:35°02.08'E
Mass (g):115.1
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7±0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad.
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. Kryachko T. V.
Finder:Mr. Kryachko Timur V.
Comments:Field number Sa 5; submitted by M. A. Ivanova
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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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Timur Kryachko   
Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 42' 18"N, 35° 2' 5"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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