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Sinawan 003
Basic information Name: Sinawan 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Libya
Mass:help 10.9 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10290 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeup from MB 73:
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Sinawan 003 and 004

Jabal al Gharb, Libya

Found 1991

Together with Sinawan 001, 002 (Met. Bull. 71) two more stones were found: Sinawan 003 (30°54'N, 11°47'E) is a H5 chondrite, a broken individual of 10.9 g, analysis, olivine Fa18.8, pyroxene Fs17.1. M. Schliestedt, Mineralogical Institute, University Hannover, Germany, classification, main mass and information, R. Bartoschewitz, Lehmweg 53, 3170 Gifhorn, Germany.  Sinawan 004 (30°58'N, 11°37'E) is a L5 chondrite and consists of 3 pieces which fit together. The broken surfaces are covered by desert varnish, the outside by fusion crust. Total weight is 22.4 g. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa23.5, pyroxene Fs20.4, F. Wlotzka, MPI Chemie, Mainz, Germany. Information and main mass, Andreas Ulmer, Zum Hukoven 3, D-2121 Thomasburg, Germany.

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 54'N, 11° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 54'N, 11° 47'E)

     This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites from Ghadamis, Libya (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1517 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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