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Sahara 99042
Basic information Name: Sahara 99042
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 345 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7217 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 7
  Line 1:
Date:1999
Latitude:z + 0'13'34"
Longitude:w + 0°22'55"
Mass (g):345
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.0
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Mün, and 3.6 g MPI
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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