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Ashuwairif 004
Basic information Name: Ashuwairif 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Libya
Mass:help 15.75 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 May 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Gharyan
Origin or pseudonym:Ashuwairif
Date:2008
Latitude:29°21'57"
Longitude:14°16'34"
Mass (g):15750
Pieces:many
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.2±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5±0.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.38
Classifier:J. Gattacceca
Type spec mass (g):65.3
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:OAM
Finder:R. Serra
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 21' 57"N, 14° 16' 34"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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