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Boura 001
Basic information Name: Boura 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 7 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Jun 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Boura 001        26°39’58.38’’N, 1°13’46.14’’W

Adrar, Algeria

Purchased: 21 Mar 2020

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: The meteorite was found east of the Erg Chech region in Algeria and subsequently acquired by the mass holder.

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a chondritic texture with small, partly flattened chondrules (mean diameter about 0.3 mm) in a fine-grained dark matrix that contains sulfides and abundant FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Adrar
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 21 Mar 2020
Latitude:26°39'58.38''N
Longitude:1°13'46.14''W
Mass (g):7000
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.8±0.3 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±0.2 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.1 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Said Muftha Bachir
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 39' 58"N, 1° 13' 46"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 165 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1140 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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