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Marsa Alam 003
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 10.7 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:2014 Nov 20
Latitude:25°17.98'N
Longitude:34°43.82'E
Mass (g):10.65
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):3.18
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:Mr. T. V. Kryachko, bredfield@yandex.ru
Comments:Field name: IZG; Analyst N. N. Kononkova, Vernad; 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. 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° 17' 59"N, 34° 43' 49"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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