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Arlit
Basic information Name: Arlit
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Niger
Mass:help 20.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9995 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 15:
Date:Feb 2002
Latitude:18°40.380'N
Longitude:7°20.535'E
Mass (g):20.1
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.6±0.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1±1.2
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):10
Main mass:J. L. Leran
Comments:north of Agades
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 40' 23"N, 7° 20' 32"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 66 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)
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