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Gömüce
Basic information Name: Gömüce
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Turkey
Mass:help 1100 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11485 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Apr 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Gömüce        36°23’18.3"N , 29°44’08.6"E

Antalya, Turkey

Find: 2018 Nov 20

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: The meteorite was found by Mr. Mehmet Güngör near the village of Gömüce, Turkey, when he was working in the field on 20 November 2018. In 2019, a friend of him, Mr. Erdal Karakehya, suspected that it might be a meteorite, and provided the type specimen. The main mass remains with Mr. Mehmet Güngör.

Petrography: Recrystallized chondrite containing indistinct chondrules in a coarsely crystalline matrix. Chondrule margins are difficult to discern. Highly weathered sample with abundant oxidation.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antalya
Date:2018 Nov 20
Latitude:36°23'18.3"N 
Longitude:29°44'08.6"E
Mass (g):1100
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Fayalite (mol%):24.5±0.3 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3±1.1 (n=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:Mehmet Yesiltas, KirkU
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:KirkU
Main mass:with finder
Finder:Mehmet Güngör
Comments:Submitted by Mehmet Yesiltas
Institutions
   and collections
KirkU: Dr. Mehmet Yesiltas Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Sciences Office: Z10 Kirklareli University – Kayali Campus Kirklareli, Turkey 39100, Turkey (institutional address; updated 4 Jul 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Turkey
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (36° 23' 18"N, 29° 44' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Antalya, Turkey
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Turkey (plus 4 unapproved names)
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