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United Arab Emirates 030
Basic information Name: United Arab Emirates 030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: UAE 030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: United Arab Emirates
Mass:help 104.4 g
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11692 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 27 Jun 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

United Arab Emirates 030 (UAE 030)        23°36’13,12’’N, 55°09’01,56’’E

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Find: 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: The meteorite was found 2012 during a field trip to the United Arab Emirate desert and purchased by Jens Bäumer from the anonymous finder.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish fragment with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The plagioclase grain size is about 80 µm. Contains black shock melt veins.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Abu Dhabi
Date:2012
Latitude:23°36'13,12''N
Longitude:55°09'01,56''E
Mass (g):104.4
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.9±0.2 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2±0.1 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.1 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Jens Bäumer
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

United Arab Emirates
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 36' 13"N, 55° 9' 2"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 32 approved meteorites from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
     This is 1 of 41 approved meteorites from United Arab Emirates
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