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El-Shaikh Fadl 008
Basic information Name: El-Shaikh Fadl 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ESF 008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 66.5 g
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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 27 Mar 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:27 Mar 2010
Latitude:28°13.23'N
Longitude:31°15.12'E
Mass (g):66.5
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±0.6 (N=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.3±0.3 (N=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.3 (N=5)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):16.3
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Field name is CH40AT5ESF; analyst N. N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by Lorenz C. A., Vernad
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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. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (28° 13' 14"N, 31° 15' 7"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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