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Bou Kra 003
Basic information Name: Bou Kra 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 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 29 Mar 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Date:27 Sep 2010
Latitude:26°48'39.20''N
Longitude:12°43'07.10''W
Mass (g):50
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):12.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:SBuhl
Finder:Svend Buhl
Comments:Found at 12:45 hrs while meteorite searching on the Hamada plateau of Grart Nwimissiat (south of the Qued Saquia al Hamra and north of Dayet Hamada) on fine-grained limestone and chert desert pavement.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
SBuhl: Meteorite Recon (Mr. S Buhl), Muehlendamm 86, 22087 Hamburg, Germany (private address; updated 14 May 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 48' 39"N, 12° 43' 7"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 82 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 204 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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