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Country: Egypt
State/District: , Abu Hommos, Alexandria
Coordinates: 31°19'N, 30°21'E
Date of fall/find: Fell 1911, June 28 0900
Total known weight: 10 kg (approx.)
Number of pieces: 40
Type: Stone. Achondrite, SNC meteorite (nakhlite), martian cumulate clinopyroxenite
Mineral analyses: Total iron: 16.16%
Olivine Fa68.0
Pyroxene Fs23.0
plagioclase: An31 Ab64 Or5, An3 Ab25 Or72
pyroxene: En36 Fs20 Wo44 (center); En36 Fs29 Wo44 (rim)
Pairings:not known
Synonyms:Abdel Malek, Nakhla el Baharia
Description:
Specimen ID# 3103