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Marsa Alam 029
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 029
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 0.87 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7217 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:26 Oct 2020
Latitude:25°7.63'N
Longitude:34°50.02'E
Mass (g):0.87
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.3±0.3 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±0.1 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.3 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):0.25
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. M. Nepomiluev, ramatahatta2@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. M. Nepomiluev
Comments:Field name is Misha-E-5; analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 7' 38"N, 34° 50' 1"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 92 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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