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ash-Shalfah
Basic information Name: ash-Shalfah
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1961
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 935 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1601 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (21° 52' 30"N, 49° 43' 10"E)
     Recommended::   (21° 52' 30"N, 49° 43' 10"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 m apart

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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Synonymshelp: ash-Shalfar (In NHM Cat)
Shalfa (In NHM Cat)

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