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Marsa Alam 030
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 325 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Apr 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:18 Oct 2020
Latitude:25°5.99'N
Longitude:34°50.96'E
Mass (g):325
Pieces:9
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.4 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5±0.3 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.3 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):65
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Mr. I. Chaplygin, ichap@rambler.ru
Finder:Mr. I. Chaplygin
Comments:Field name is 093; analyst A. Agakhanov (Fersman Mineralogical Museum), T. Kryachko; submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
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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. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 5' 59"N, 34° 50' 58"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 92 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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