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Sahara 98044
Basic information Name: Sahara 98044
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 3.15 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  CV
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 539 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 7
  Line 3:
Date:Sep 1998
Latitude:z+0°06'33"
Longitude:w+0°09'05"
Mass (g):3145
Pieces:1
Class:CV
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):0.2-69
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.6-2.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff and D. Weber, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:mx olivine: Fa49 (40-69)
Institutions
   and collections
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
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    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Brice D. Hornback   
Fred CHAPRON   
Phil Schmitz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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