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Great Sand Sea 025
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 025
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 025
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 10.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7126 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 1
  Line 12:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid, Egypt
Date:2005
Latitude:25°22.41'N
Longitude:25°42.37'E
Mass (g):10.9
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.83
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.05
Classifier:V. Cecchi Moggi and G. Pratesi MSP
Type spec mass (g):10.9
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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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 22' 25"N, 25° 42' 22"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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