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Qulumat al Harsha 002
Basic information Name: Qulumat al Harsha 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: QaH 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 5.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7119 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Ash Sharqiyah
Origin or pseudonym:fossil lake bed
Date:14 Feb 2013
Latitude:19°26.556'N
Longitude:51°02.390'E
Mass (g):5.501
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):1.93
Type spec location:MHNGE
Main mass:SGS
Finder:Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Ayman Majoub
Comments:olivine partially weathered; submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
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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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 26' 33"N, 51° 2' 23"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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