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Sahara 98347
Basic information Name: Sahara 98347
     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 22 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 665 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 19 May 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):22.0
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.9±8.6 (n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.4±7.3 (n=31)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5±3.9 (n=31)
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):2.4
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:Abundant chondrules with a size of about 500-600 µm and low metal abundance typical for L chondrites.; submitted by Klemm K.
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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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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