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Sahara 98549
Basic information Name: Sahara 98549
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 802 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 2 Apr 2017
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Sahara 98549

Sahara

Find: 1998

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Sample was found 1998 by the Labenne group and te coordinates are unknown.

Petrography: Chondritic texture with abundant chondrules, typically <400 μm

Geochemistry: Olivine compositions are Fa14.7-19.7 (mean Fa18.1±1.2, n=20), pyroxene compositions are Fs4.5-23.4Wo0.1-1.9 (mean Fs14.9±4.1Wo0.9±0.5, n=20)

Classification: H3 chondrite based on mineral compositions and chondrule size. Very weakly shocked (S2), weathering degree: W3.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):802.0
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.1±1.2 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.9±4.1 (n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.5 (n=20)
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):28.0
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:br; submitted by Ebert S.
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1036 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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