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Timna
Basic information Name: Timna
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Israel
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9549 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 88:

Timna

Eilat, Israel

Found 11/03/2002

Ordinary Chondrite (H5)

A 40 g stone was found in the desert by Gabriel Shaqued during a field trip. Classification (A. Rubin, UCLA): The meteorite is an H ordinary chondrite, with olivine composition Fa 18.1 % mol; S2 W1.  Specimens: Main mass Gabriel Shaqued Afikim, Emek HaYarden15148, Israel; Type specimen: 10.11 g; UCLA.

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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Israel
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 45'N, 34° 55'E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Hadarom, Israel
     This is the only approved meteorite from Israel
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