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Great Sand Sea 007
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 1450 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6133 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)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 4
  Line 4:
Date:7 Dec 1996
Latitude:26°54'37"N
Longitude:26°09'06"E
Mass (g):1450
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:M. Ghélis and B. Zanda, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):120 g
Main mass:finders
Finder:M. Chandeigne
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Matteo Chinellato      
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harlan trammell   
John A. Shea   
Robert Zdancewicz   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 54' 37"N, 26° 9' 6"E)
     Recommended::   (26° 54' 37"N, 26° 9' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 85 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 12 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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