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Ilafegh 002
Basic information Name: Ilafegh 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 4.12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  Mesosiderite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 189 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB71
  Table 5
  Line 2:
Latitude:21°31'N
Longitude:1°18'E
Mass (g):4121
Pieces:6
Class:MES
Fayalite (mol%):30.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):31.9
Classifier:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany
Type spec location:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany
Main mass:finder
Comments:An 94
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (21° 31'N, 1° 18'E)
     Recommended::   (21° 31'N, 1° 18'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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