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Rub' al-Khali 003
Basic information Name: Rub' al-Khali 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1957
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 18 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Iron
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Iron
Recommended:  Iron    [explanation]

This is 1 of 99 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as Iron.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 7
  Line 3:
Date:1957
Mass (g):>18
Class:Iron
Classifier:UAz
Type spec mass (g):10
Institutions
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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20°N, 50°E)
     Recommended::   (20°N, 50°E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 103 approved meteorites from Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Saudi Arabia (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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