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Hedjaz
Basic information Name: Hedjaz
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1910
Country: Saudi Arabia
Mass:help 6.1 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.7-6
Recommended:  L3.7-6    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L3.7-6.
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Saudi Arabia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27°N, 36°E)
     Recommended::   (27° 20'N, 35° 40'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 49.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Saudi Arabia (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: El Tlahi (In NHM Cat)
Et-Tlahi (In NHM Cat)
Hejaz (In NHM Cat)

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