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Ashuwairif 001
Basic information Name: Ashuwairif 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Libya
Mass:help 14.57 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6359 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 15:
State/Prov/County:Ash Shati'
Date:15-Nov-2008
Latitude:29°21'34" N
Longitude:14°15'19" E
Mass (g):14566
Pieces:3
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):16
Ferrosilite (mol%):14
Classifier:A. Bischoff, K. Metzler, J. Roszjar
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:IfP
Comments:Submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 21' 34"N, 14° 15' 19"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 161 approved meteorites from Ash Shati', Libya
     This is 1 of 1531 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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