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Ksar Ghilane 010
Basic information Name: Ksar Ghilane 010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: KG 010
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 50.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 28 Sep 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Ksar Ghilane 010 (KG 010)        32.806°N, 09.833°E

Quibili, Tunisia

Found: 2012 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Petrography: Found by Pierre-Marie Pele in April 2012. Sparse chondrules and relatively low content of altered metal. Olivine (Fa25.5-26.1), orthopyroxene (Fs21.0-21.2Wo1.2-1.5), augite (Fs8.4Wo44.1). Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Quibili
Date:2012 Apr
Latitude:32.806°N
Longitude:09.833°E
Mass (g):50.1
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.5-26.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0-21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):10.1
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Pele
Finder:P. Pele
Comments:PMP12-2; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 48' 22"N, 9° 49' 59"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Quibili, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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