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Sahara 98063
Basic information Name: Sahara 98063
     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 84 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (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 15 Sep 2018
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Sahara 98063

Sahara

Find: 1998

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Sample was found 1998 by the Labenne-group. The coordinates are unknown.

Petrography: The sample is an unequilibrated chondrite, with chondrules of about 500 µm. Metal abundance is about 10 vol%.

Geochemistry: Olivine compositions are Fa6.7.-0-26.3 (mean Fa19.6±4.3, n=21), pyroxene compositions are Fs2.1-17.5Wo0.2-5.4 (mean Fs12.3±5.7Wo1.3±1.2, n=20).

Classification: H3 chondrite based on the high metal abundance and many silicate analyses in the H-group field.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):84.0
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.6±4.3 (n=21)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.3±5.7 (n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.2 (n=20)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):8.3
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments: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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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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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