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Great Sand Sea 012
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 5.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6500 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 11 Nov 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid
Date:1996 Dec 08
Latitude:25°34'59 N
Longitude:25°37'23E
Mass (g):5.64
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:5.25
Classifier:Béatrice Doisneau (MNHNP), Emmanuel Jacquet (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):5.64
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:MNHNP
Finder:Louis Carion
Comments:Submitted by B. Doisneau
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Carion: Alain Carion, 6 rue Jean du Bellay, 75004 Paris, France; Website (private address)
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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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Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 34' 59"N, 25° 37' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38 approved meteorites from Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 127 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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