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Tanezrouft 027
Basic information Name: Tanezrouft 027
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Tnz 027
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 256 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  LL(L)4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL4
Recommended:  L/LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L/LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 6
  Line 5:
Latitude:25°23.55'N
Longitude:00°10.41'E
Mass (g):256
Pieces:2
Class:LL(L)4
Fayalite (mol%):27.8 ± 1.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.4 ± 3.6
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
Comments:Br
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 23' 33"N, 0° 10' 25"E)
     Recommended::   (25° 13' 33"N, 0° 10' 25"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 18.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 978 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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