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Al Huqf 068
Basic information Name: Al Huqf 068
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: AH 068
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 165.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 677 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:29 Jan 2009
Latitude:19°08.415'N
Longitude:57°35.056'E
Mass (g):165.4
Pieces:4
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.0±5.4 (9.4-28.6, n=39)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.1 (7.3-13.1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6 (0.6-3.0)
Classifier:F. Zurfluh IFGBE, B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):165.4
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:M. Cosarinski, B. Hofmann, M. Meier, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL colors yellow-red-blue; max. Cr2O3 in olivine = 0.1 wt%; submitted by B.A. Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 25"N, 57° 35' 3"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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