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Qatar 004
Basic information Name: Qatar 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Qatar
Mass:help 330 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 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)
Comments: Approved 14 Sep 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Ghuwayriyah
Date:2010 Sept 13
Latitude:25°48.125'N
Longitude:51°14.069'E
Mass (g):330
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):27.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Kozusznik
Finder:Marcin Kozusznik
Comments:The meteorite was found by Marcin Kozusznik. One single 330 g stone was found close to the town called Al-Ghuwayriyah. The finder was driving off road when he noticed an unusual dark brown rock. No additional pieces were found. Plagioclase grain size about 30 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Qatar
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     Recommended::   (25° 48' 7"N, 51° 14' 4"E)

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     This is the only approved meteorite from Al Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Qatar
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