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Sahara 02029
Basic information Name: Sahara 02029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 88 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Winonaite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Winonaite
Recommended:  Winonaite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as Winonaite.   [show all]
Search for other: Primitive achondrites, Winonaites
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Writeup from MB 88:

Sahara 02029

Found 2002

Achondrite (winonaite)

One 88 g stone was found by Labenne. Classification and mineralogy (M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP): equidimensional silicate grains, with abundant 120° triple junctions, grain size mainly in the range 200-300 µm; wide black veins. Olivine, Fa2.6; low-Ca pyroxene, Fs3.2. Fe-Ni metal contains 0.6 wt% P and forms large (500 µm) isolated grains; troilite contains 2.1 wt% Cr and fills cracks. Minor minerals include diopside (Fs1.4-5.5), plagioclase, schreibersite, daubréelite. Shock stage S5, weathering grade W2. Specimens: type specimen 18.5 g, MNHNP; main mass with finders.

Data from:
  MB88
  Table 1
  Line 7:
Date:2002
Latitude:z+0°13.72'
Longitude:w+0°31.13'W
Mass (g):88
Pieces:88
Class:Win
Fayalite (mol%):-
Ferrosilite (mol%):-
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):18.5
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:See separate entry
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Collection FABIEN/FRANÇOIS-XAVIER KUNTZ/FLOTTERER   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 868 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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