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Adrar 008
Basic information Name: Adrar 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 210 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 189 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Nov 2020
Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Adrar
Date:Sep 2017
Latitude:27°31'9.19"N
Longitude:0°10'32.33"E
Mass (g):210.3
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.39
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.70
Wollastonite (mol%):1.35
Classifier:Imene Kerraouch (USTHB) and Michael E. Zolensky (NASA-JSC)
Type spec mass (g):50
Type spec location:IST-USTHB
Main mass:Algiers Lab
Comments:Submitted by Imene Kerraouch
Institutions
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IST-USTHB: Earth Science Institute, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene (USTHB), bp32, ElAlia, BabEzzouar, 16000 Algiers, Algeria (institutional address; updated 26 Nov 2020)
USTHB: Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene, Algers, Algeria; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 31' 9"N, 0° 10' 32"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1133 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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