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Sahara 97001
Basic information Name: Sahara 97001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 25.45 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 7
  Line 1:
Date:Feb 1997
Latitude:y+0°12'31"N
Longitude:x+0°31'58"W
Mass (g):25450
Pieces:5
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise
Type spec location:MNHNP
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
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Brice D. Hornback   
David L. Ribeca   
Gerald Armstrong   
Phil Schmitz         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 868 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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