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Tieret 010
Basic information Name: Tieret 010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 5.15 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Nov 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Tatawin
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2010 Apr 5
Latitude:30°58.813'N
Longitude:10°0.391'E
Mass (g):5150
Pieces:~2000
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.3±5.9 (7.6-25.4, PMD=25.4, n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.7±4.2 (2.7-16.1, PMD=53.5, n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.44
Classifier:N. Laridhi-Ouazaa, Tunis; A. Jambon, UPVI; J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):5100
Type spec location:Tunis
Main mass:Tunis
Finder:Nejia Laridhi-Ouazaa
Comments:About 2000 fragments at the surface and buried up to 20 cm in the ground over an area of 10 x 10 m. Mean chondrule diameter 330 um. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivines is 0.07±0.04 wt.% (n=15). Estimated subtype 3.6.; submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
UPVI: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI),Case 110, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
Tunis: Départment du Géologie, Faculté de Sciences de Tunis, Université de Tunis El Manar, Campus Universitaire El Manar, 2092 Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 58' 49"N, 10° 0' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Tatawin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 76 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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