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Ksar Ghilane 020
Basic information Name: Ksar Ghilane 020
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: KG 020
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 96 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6364 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Ksar Ghilane 020 (KG 020)        32°52’59.5"N, 9°55’08.1"E

Quibili, Tunisia

Find: 2020 Feb 12

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: The meteorite was found by Jean Redelsperger and Claude Roy.

Physical characteristics: One main crusted fragment (96 g) and smaller fragments. Cut face reveals a brown interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with only relict chondrules and triple junctions. Plagioclase to 150 μm.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Quibili
Date:2020 Feb 12
Latitude:32°52'59.5"N
Longitude:9°55'08.1"E
Mass (g):96
Pieces:10
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.0 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.42
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Jean Redelsperger and Claude Roy
Comments:work name JR081; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 52' 59"N, 9° 55' 8"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites from Quibili, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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