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Bir Rebaa
Basic information Name: Bir Rebaa
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 7.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6117 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 82:

Bir Rebaa

Ouargla, Algeria

Found 1993 April 15

Ordinary chondrite (H6)

A 7.2 kg stone was found by an engineer, Mr. Pinto, on an oil-pros-pecting mission.  Mineralogy and classification (M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP):  olivine, Fa19.5; pyroxene Fs17.2Wo1.3; plagioclase, Ab82.2 An11.7, very clear; shock stage S1; weathering grade W3.  Specimens:  main mass with finder; 288 g, MNHNP.

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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 40'N, 8° 25'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 40'N, 8° 25'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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