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Erg Tiferine
Basic information Name: Erg Tiferine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 325 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 1
  Line 28:
Date:3 Feb 2001
Latitude:27°16'N
Longitude:6°46'
Mass (g):325
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:F. Brandstätter, NHMV
Type spec mass (g):35.7
Main mass:V. Apolloner
Finder:V. Apolloner
Institutions
   and collections
NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 16'N, 6° 46'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Illizi, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1099 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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