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El Djouf 001
Basic information Name: El Djouf 001
     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 1250 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  CR2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CR2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Data from:
  MB71
  Table 3
  Line 1:
Latitude:23°26'N
Longitude:1°25'W
Mass (g):1250
Pieces:30
Class:C2-Ren
Fayalite (mol%):4.8(0-49)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.8(1-6)
Classifier:1) J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany. 2) A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany; analysts: A. Bischoff, W. Beckerling, M. EndreB, T. Geiger, T. Grund, K. Metzler
Type spec location:J. Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albert-Str.23b, Universitat Freiburg, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany. 2) A. Bischoff, Institut fur Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany
Main mass:finder
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 26'N, 1° 25'W)
     Recommended::   (23° 26'N, 1° 25'W)

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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