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Great Sand Sea 024
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 024
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 024
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 7.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 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)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 1
  Line 11:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt
Date:1996
Latitude:25°16.99'N
Longitude:25°36.50'E
Mass (g):7.8
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:V. Cecchi Moggi and G. Pratesi MSP
Type spec mass (g):7.6
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MSP
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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     Recommended::   (25° 16' 59"N, 25° 36' 30"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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