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Great Sand Sea 019
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 019
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 019
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2796 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:
  MB87
  Table 6
  Line 1:
Date:Dec 1999
Latitude:25°32'12"N
Longitude:25°39'28"E
Mass (g):12000
Pieces:>80
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):27.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):153.6
Finder:Carion
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Carion: Alain Carion, 6 rue Jean du Bellay, 75004 Paris, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 32' 12"N, 25° 39' 28"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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