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Marsa Alam 028
Basic information Name: Marsa Alam 028
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MA 028
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 21.7 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11509 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Bahr al Ahmar
Date:23 Oct 2020
Latitude:24°55.54'N
Longitude:34°54.85'E
Mass (g):21.7
Pieces:2
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±0.4 (N=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1±0.4 (N=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (N=12)
Classifier:Lorenz C. A., Vernad
Type spec mass (g):6.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. M. Nepomiluev, ramatahatta2@mail.ru
Finder:Mr. M. Nepomiluev
Comments:Field name is Misha-E-4; analyst T. Kryachko (Technograd, Moscow); submitted by Lorenz C.A., Vernad
Institutions
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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. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 55' 32"N, 34° 54' 51"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites from Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt
     This is 1 of 92 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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