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Tiffa 003
Basic information Name: Tiffa 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Niger
Mass:help 329 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11278 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)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 6
  Line 6:
Date:12 Mar 1997
Latitude:20°0.59' N
Longitude:11°51.94' E
Mass (g):329.2
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19
Classifier:P. Scherer, H. Schulze, F. Wlotzka and J. Zipfel (MPI)
Type spec location:Hamb and MPI
Main mass:Guhr
Institutions
   and collections
Hamb: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Guhr: Andreas Guhr, Jungfernstieg 8, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 1'N, 11° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 0' 35"N, 11° 51' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 67 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)
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