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Sahara 98403
Basic information Name: Sahara 98403
     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 1102 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 71 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
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Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):1102.0
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6±3.6 (n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.7±5.0 (n=24)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±1.7 (n=24)
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):37.4
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:Rock with different lithologies; the type 6 clasts have equilibrated olivine with Fa19.3±0.4.; submitted by Klemm K.
Institutions
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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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 942 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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