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Qulumat Nadqan 001
Basic information Name: Qulumat Nadqan 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 13.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 217:
State/Prov/County:Ash Sharqiyah
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:21-Mar-2008
Latitude:23°8.581'N
Longitude:49°31.951'E
Mass (g):13901
Pieces:6
Class:L3.7
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.9-27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8-21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2-2.1
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):36
Type spec location:MHNGE
Main mass:SGS
Finder:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann, M. Halawani, Y. Tarabulsi, M. Hakeemmann, M. Halawani, Y. Tarabulsi, M. Hakeem
Comments:petr. grade based on cathodoluminescence, mean chondrule size 0.60 mm, bulk Fe 20.5 wt%; submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
SGS: Saudi Geological Survey, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (institutional address; updated 11 Feb 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (23° 8' 35"N, 49° 31' 57"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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