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El-Shaikh Fadl 004
Basic information Name: El-Shaikh Fadl 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ESF 004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 8.01 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 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 27 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:2009 Dec
Latitude:28°11.61'N
Longitude:31°9.74'E
Mass (g):8012
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):2060
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Field name is Al-Maasa 002 II-2-B; submitted by C.A. Lorenz
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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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (28° 11' 37"N, 31° 9' 44"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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