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Ashuwairif 003
Basic information Name: Ashuwairif 003
     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 2.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 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 27 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Ash Shati'
Date:2008
Latitude:29°21.50'N
Longitude:14°14.90'E
Mass (g):2900
Pieces:3
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Stefano Caporali, Giovanni Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):22.3
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:OAM
Finder:Romano Serra
Comments:Other specimens:1 PTS+1 Block, MSP 5108; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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)
Catalogs:
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' 30"N, 14° 14' 54"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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