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Tiffa 001
Basic information Name: Tiffa 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Niger
Mass:help 26.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 approved meteorites (plus 18 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:
  MB82
  Table 6
  Line 4:
Date:10 Mar 1997
Latitude:19°56.94' N
Longitude:11°55.98' E
Mass (g):26900
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6
Classifier:P. Scherer, H. Schulze, F. Wlotzka and J. Zipfel (MPI)
Type spec location:Hamb and MPI
Main mass:Guhr
Institutions
   and collections
Hamb: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Guhr: Andreas Guhr, Jungfernstieg 8, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 57'N, 11° 56'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 56' 56"N, 11° 55' 59"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 69 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)
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