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Great Sand Sea 004
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 580 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2790 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB81
  Table 1
  Line 5:
Date:1994
Latitude:25°35'35"N
Longitude:25°31'40"E
Mass (g):580
Class:LL6
Fayalite (mol%):27.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7
Classifier:A. E. Rubin, UCLA
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 35' 35"N, 25° 31' 40"E)
     Recommended::   (25° 35' 35"N, 25° 31' 40"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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