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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:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 110  (2022)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6493 approved meteorites (plus 2 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 Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 201 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1356 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 30 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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