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Sahara 99676
Basic information Name: Sahara 99676
     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 6.05 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 approved meteorites (plus 6 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:
  MB85
  Table 5
  Line 2:
Date:1999
Latitude:z+0°14'12"
Longitude:w+0°33'04"
Mass (g):6050
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.6±0.9
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Main mass:J. Tobin, Carson, Calif
Comments:type spec. 100 g
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Tobin: J. Tobin, The Meteorite Exchange, PMB #455, P.O. Box 7000, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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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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