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Bir Zar 003
Basic information Name: Bir Zar 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: BiZ 003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 39 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 616 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 10 Mar 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 1
  Line 5:
State/Prov/County:Es-Souid, Tunisia
Date:10-Apr-2008
Latitude:31°29'59.0N
Longitude:9°52'38.0"N
Mass (g):39
Pieces:3
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.08
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):17.1
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:Tunis
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
Tunis: Départment du Géologie, Faculté de Sciences de Tunis, Université de Tunis El Manar, Campus Universitaire El Manar, 2092 Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 29' 59"N, 9° 52' 38"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Tatawin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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