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Adrar Chiriet
Basic information Name: Adrar Chiriet
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Niger
Mass:help 926 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10550 approved meteorites (plus 3 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)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 1
  Line 14:
Date:2003 Oct 3
Latitude:19°38.405'N
Longitude:9°21.327'E
Mass (g):926
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Classifier:E. Dransart, EMTT
Type spec mass (g):45.4
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Gi-Po
Finder:G. Moreau
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 61 Rue Buffon, LMCM-CP52, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address; updated 8 Nov 2012)
EMTT: Etudes Métallurgiques et de Traitement Thermique, Parc du Chater-Bât. B, 1, avenue du Chater, 69340 Francheville, France (institutional address)
Gi-Po: Gi-Po Meteorites, C. Giessler, Hardtallee 7, 35398 Giessen, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 38' 24"N, 9° 21' 20"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 31 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 1 unapproved name)
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