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Great Sand Sea 012
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 5.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6364 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Nov 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid
Date:1996 Dec 08
Latitude:25°34'59 N
Longitude:25°37'23E
Mass (g):5.64
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:5.25
Classifier:Béatrice Doisneau (MNHNP), Emmanuel Jacquet (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):5.64
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:MNHNP
Finder:Louis Carion
Comments:Submitted by B. Doisneau
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Carion: Alain Carion, 6 rue Jean du Bellay, 75004 Paris, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 34' 59"N, 25° 37' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 38 approved meteorites from Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 96 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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