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Sahara 98052
Basic information Name: Sahara 98052
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 1150 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 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)
Comments: Approved 29 Dec 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):1150.0
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±0.3 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.3 (n=5)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):22.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:SV; submitted by Ebert S.
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 868 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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