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Sahara 99942
Basic information Name: Sahara 99942
     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 917 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9448 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 5
  Line 3:
Date:Sep 1999
Latitude:z+0°09'22"
Longitude:w+0°30'14"
Mass (g):917
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:sv
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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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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