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Al Huqf 070
Basic information Name: Al Huqf 070
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: AH 070
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.63 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1601 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:06 Feb 2009
Latitude:19°11.279'N
Longitude:57°06.587'E
Mass (g):2632.8
Pieces:61
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.4±0.8 (23.6-26.9, n=28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5 (13.7-22.0)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7 (0.3-1.9)
Classifier:F. Zurfluh IFGBE, B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):2632.8
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:M. Cosarinski, E. Gnos, M. Meier, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL colors blue; max. Cr2O3 in olivine = 0.1 wt%; submitted by B.A. Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 11' 17"N, 57° 6' 35"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1746 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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