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Sahara 97040
Basic information Name: Sahara 97040
     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 185 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 35:
Date:Apr 1997
Latitude:y+0°09'N7
Longitude:x+0°28'W7
Mass (g):185
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis and B. Zanda
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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Phil Schmitz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1036 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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