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Marsa Alam 024
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 024
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 024
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 8.3 g
Classification
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Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10614 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Nov 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:25 Oct 2020
Latitude:25°00.54'N
Longitude:34°54.15'E
Mass (g):8.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.8±0.2 (N=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8±0.3 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (N=13)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):2.6
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. T. Kryachko, bredfield@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. T. Kryachko
Comments:Field name is Marsa Alam-T-5; analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 0' 32"N, 34° 54' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 94 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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