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Great Sand Sea 041
Basic information Name: Great Sand Sea 041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: GSS 041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 6.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 31 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wadi al Jadid
Date:2010
Latitude:25°20.75N
Longitude:25°29.88E
Mass (g):6.50
Pieces:2
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi, S. Caporali, MSP
Type spec mass (g):1.4
Type spec location:OAM
Main mass:OAM
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 20' 45"N, 25° 29' 53"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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