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Murzuq Idhån
Basic information Name: Murzuq Idhån
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Libya
Mass:help 35 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5963 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 7
  Line 41:
Date:Oct 1997
Latitude:23°48.00'N
Longitude:12°19.00'E
Mass (g):35
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:K. J. Cole, Harper
Type spec mass (g):7
Type spec location:type specimen and thin section, DuPont
Finder:Pelisson
Institutions
   and collections
DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Pelisson: Richard and Roland Pelisson, 270 Rue de la Cascade, 38660 La Terrasse, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 48'N, 12° 19'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Murzuq, Libya
     This is 1 of 1504 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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