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Tanezrouft 059
Basic information Name: Tanezrouft 059
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Tnz 059
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 156.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 90:

In Meteoritical Bulletin No. 87, the recovery date of Tanezrouft 059, Tanezrouft 060, and Tanezrouft 061 was incorrectly reported. These meteorites were recovered on 16 May 2002 with Tanezrouft 056 and Tanezrouft 057.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 5
  Line 31:
Date:15/18/2002
Latitude:25°13'N
Longitude:0°13'E
Mass (g):156.4
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S5/6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.4
Classifier:B. Devouard and J.-L. Devidal, UBP, and B. Zanda, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):26.1
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Finder:F. Beroud and C. Boucher
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
Boucher: C. Boucher, Lyon, France (private address)
UBP: Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (25° 13'N, 0° 13'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 979 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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