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Sahara 97181
Basic information Name: Sahara 97181
     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 2.23 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L5/6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 165 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [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 161:
Date:Jul 1997
Latitude:y+0°05'07"N
Longitude:x+0°30'14"W
Mass (g):2230
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis and B. Zanda
Type spec location:MNHNP
Comments:black
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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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 767 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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