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Great Sand Sea 030
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 51.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  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)
Comments: Approved 25 Jan 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 5:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid
Date:26-Dec-2006
Latitude:26°22.69'N
Longitude:26°51.03'E
Mass (g):51.33
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):18.5±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.71
Classifier:L. Ferrière & M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):12.2
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:L. Ferrière
Comments:Submitted by L. Ferrière
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 22' 41"N, 26° 51' 2"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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