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Al Alamayn
Basic information Name: Al Alamayn
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Egypt
Mass:help 13.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 1
  Line 9:
Date:2005
Latitude:30°42.571'N
Longitude:28°58.188'E
Mass (g):13.308
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9
Classifier:E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, UBE; B. Hofmann, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):3
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
UBE: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Egypt
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 42' 34"N, 28° 58' 11"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites from Marsa Matruh, Egypt
     This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites from Egypt (plus 11 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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