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Sahara 97009
Basic information Name: Sahara 97009
     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 96 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  LL-like
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Chondrite-ung
Recommended:  Chondrite-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites classified as Chondrite-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Ungrouped chondrites
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 7
  Line 9:
Date:Feb 1997
Latitude:y+0°08'37"N
Longitude:x+0°29'31"W
Mass (g):96
Pieces:1
Shock stage:S2-3
Weathering grade:W3-4
Fayalite (mol%):32.8
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise and A. Sexton
Type spec location:MNHNP and OU
Comments:breccia; Sahara 97009, 97039, and 97042 have fayalite contents near the top of the LL range, but have O isotopes and bulk composition that are distinct from LL (Sexton et al., 1998). Fiéni, Ghélis and Zanda (MNHNP) classified
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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