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Great Sand Sea 033
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 033
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 033
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 80.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  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 25 Jan 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 8:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid
Date:31-Dec-2006
Latitude:26°11.20'N
Longitude:25°27.34'E
Mass (g):80.1
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.34
Classifier:L. Ferrière & M. Bourot
Type spec mass (g):18.7
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° 11' 12"N, 25° 27' 20"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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