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Bir Zar 002
Basic information Name: Bir Zar 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: BiZ 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 331 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L4/5
Recommended:  L4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Mar 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 1
  Line 4:
State/Prov/County:Makhrouga, Tunisia
Date:06-Apr-2008
Latitude:31°56'18.0N
Longitude:10°17'02.5"N
Mass (g):331
Pieces:1
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.79
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):24.5
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:Tunis
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
Tunis: Départment du Géologie, Faculté de Sciences de Tunis, Université de Tunis El Manar, Campus Universitaire El Manar, 2092 Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 56' 18"N, 10° 17' 3"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Tatawin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 75 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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