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Ben Kesbes 001
Basic information Name: Ben Kesbes 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 177 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10048 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Ben Kesbes 001

Erg Ben Kesbes, Algeria

Found 1991

Stone, ordinary chondrite (H5)

One piece of 177 g was found. See 'Acfer' entry for conditions of find, analysts and main mass. Olivine Fa18.7, pyroxene Fs17.2.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 21' 43"N, 5° 18' 3"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 21' 43"N, 5° 18' 3"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Ouargla, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1015 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Erg Ben Kesbes (From MetBase)

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