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Sweihan
Basic information Name: Sweihan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: United Arab Emirates
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 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 16 Jun 2018
Revised 17 Jun 2018: corrected mass
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Abu Zaby
Date:2017 Feb
Latitude:24°25.42'N
Longitude:55°32.27'E
Mass (g):40
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):26.3±0.3 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.8±0.3 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.1
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, S. Caporali, G. Pratesi, MSN-FI
Type spec mass (g):8
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:OAM
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
MSN-FI: MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 FIRENZE, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

United Arab Emirates
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 25' 25"N, 55° 32' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Abu Zaby, United Arab Emirates
     This is 1 of 41 approved meteorites from United Arab Emirates
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