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Al Huwaysah 018
Basic information Name: Al Huwaysah 018
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 890 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Apr 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Al Huwaysah 018        22°43’42.12"N, 55°22’57.09"E

Az Zahirah, Oman

Find: 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

Physical characteristics: A brown stone without fusion crust. Cut surface reveals well-defined large chondrules set in a brownish matrix.

Petrography: Closely-packed well delineated chondrules. Orthopyroxene is unequilibrated.

Geochemistry: Fs18.7-25.4 (N=4)

Classification: L4

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Az Zahirah
Date:2014
Latitude:22°43'42.12"N
Longitude:55°22'57.09"E
Mass (g):890
Pieces:2
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.7±0.3 (N=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±2.7 (N=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.47
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21.41
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name LM12; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 43' 42"N, 55° 22' 57"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Az Zahirah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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