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Tanezrouft 053
Basic information Name: Tanezrouft 053
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Tnz 053
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 84 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  L3.8
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB75
  Table 5
  Line 17:
Date:1992
Latitude:25°13.23'N
Longitude:0°18.61'E
Mass (g):84
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Fayalite (mol%):23.8 (12.1-27.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.5 (8.1-25.8)
Classifier:T. Geiger and A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-48149 Munster, Germany. Weathering grades, F. Wlotzka, MaxPlanck-Institut fur Chemie, D-55020 Mainz, Germany
Type spec location:Mün
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Invalidenstr. 43 D-10115 Berlin Germany
Institutions
   and collections
Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 13' 14"N, 0° 18' 37"E)
     Recommended::   (25° 13' 14"N, 0° 18' 37"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 978 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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