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Adrar 005
Basic information Name: Adrar 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 2.47 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Nov 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Adrar
Date:Sep 2017
Latitude:27°41'50.01"N
Longitude:0° 5'26.70"E
Mass (g):2468.5
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.82
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.05
Wollastonite (mol%):1.27
Classifier:Imene Kerraouch (USTHB) and Michael E. Zolensky (NASA-JSC)
Type spec mass (g):200
Type spec location:IST-USTHB
Main mass:Algiers Lab
Comments:Submitted by Imene Kerraouch
Institutions
   and collections
IST-USTHB: Earth Science Institute, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene (USTHB), bp32, ElAlia, BabEzzouar, 16000 Algiers, Algeria (institutional address; updated 26 Nov 2020)
USTHB: Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene, Algers, Algeria; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 41' 50"N, 0° 5' 27"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 165 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1140 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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