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Marsa Alam 002
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 336 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 23 May 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:2013 Nov 25
Latitude:25°12.90'N
Longitude:34°46.34'E
Mass (g):335.5
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad.
Type spec mass (g):70.2
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:Mr. T. V. Kryachko, bredfield@yandex.ru
Comments:Field name: TM-A; analyst S. E. Borisovsky (IGEM RAS); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
IGEM: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny Per., 35, Moscow, 119017 , Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 12' 54"N, 34° 46' 20"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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