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Ghéizel
Basic information Name: Ghéizel
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Libya
Mass:help 375 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5954 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 69:
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Gheizel

Agedabia, Cyrenaika, Libya

Found March 1988

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A single, partly crusted individual of 375 g was found near Gheizel, about 120 km south of Agedabia (H. J. Holst, Schamhagener Str. 10, D-2307 Danischenhagen, West Germany). Olivine Fa18, classification and analysis, F. Wlotzka, Max-Planck Institut fur Chemie, Mainz. Main mass at Max-Planck-Institut, Mainz.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 39' 35"N, 20° 5' 10"E)
     Recommended::   (29° 39' 35"N, 20° 5' 10"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Ajdabiya, Libya
     This is 1 of 1502 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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