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Bou Kra 009
Basic information Name: Bou Kra 009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 160 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 25 Jan 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Bou Kra 009        26°36’56"N, 12°31’28"W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara-Morocco

Find: 2016 May 03

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Collected in May 2016 by scientific party organized by University of Casablanca and CEREGE.

Physical characteristics: A single rounded and fully fusion crusted specimen

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Date:2016 May 03
Latitude:26°36'56"N
Longitude:12°31'28"W
Mass (g):160
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.0±0.1 (N=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±0.3 (N=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.86
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, P. Rochette, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):31.9
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:FSAC, University Hassan 2 of Casablanca
Finder:Ahmed Bouragaa
Comments:work name 130516-1; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
FSAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 36' 56"N, 12° 31' 28"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 210 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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