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Thamaniyat Ajras
Basic information Name: Thamaniyat Ajras
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 866 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11577 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 13 Sep 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid
Place of purchase:Ebay
Date:P 2016 May
Latitude:22º30'20.88"N
Longitude:26º34'16.56"E
Mass (g):866
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.9±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2±0.2 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):70.54
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Igor Litovsky
Comments:Recrystallized chondrules and plagioclase grains up to 50 um. Diopside, Fs7.8±0.2Wo45.0±0.4 (n=3). Appears to have been shocked and annealed: although shock stage S1, has shock features including chromite veinlets, chromite-plagioclase assemblages, small irregular grains of troilite within metallic Fe-Ni, and polycrystalline troilite.; submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 30' 21"N, 26° 34' 17"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 92 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Thamaniyat Ajras 001 (First meteorite in DCA)

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