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Marsa Alam 004
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 37.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 approved meteorites classified as L5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 21
Latitude:25°17.99'N
Longitude:34°44.28'E
Mass (g):37.6
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):10.47
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. M. Abdrakhimov
Finder:Mr. M. Abdrakhimov
Comments:Field name: IZGM; 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° 44' 17"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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