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Sahara 98222
Basic information Name: Sahara 98222
     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 192 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10779 approved meteorites (plus 3 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:
  MB83
  Table 7
  Line 10:
Date:Sep 1998
Latitude:z+0°13'17"
Longitude:w+0°21'44"
Mass (g):192
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff and D. Weber, Mün
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:rw
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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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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