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Ashuwairif 002
Basic information Name: Ashuwairif 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Libya
Mass:help 11.95 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 16:
State/Prov/County:Gharyan
Date:15-Nov-2008
Latitude:29°22'47" N
Longitude:14°16'11" E
Mass (g):11953
Pieces:6
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:A. Bischoff, K. Metzler, J. Roszjar
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:IfP
Comments:shock veins present; submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 22' 47"N, 14° 16' 11"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 213 approved meteorites from Gharyan, Libya (plus 16 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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