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Ad-Dammam 001
Basic information Name: Ad-Dammam 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 3.25 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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 8 Jul 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Ash Sharqiyah
Date:2015
Latitude:26°24.48'N
Longitude:49°52.10'E
Mass (g):3250
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±0.1 (N=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6±1.1 (N=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0±0.1 (N=5)
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):22.521
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. Eng Bilal Al-Sheikha
Finder:Mr. Eng Bilal Al-Sheikha; bilalh67@gmail.com
Comments:Field name is MO3-2; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 24' 29"N, 49° 52' 6"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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