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Tiffa 006
Basic information Name: Tiffa 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Niger
Mass:help 560 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9999 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 6
  Line 9:
Date:12 Mar 1997
Latitude:19°54.67' N
Longitude:11°52.51' E
Mass (g):560.1
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2
Classifier:P. Scherer, H. Schulze, F. Wlotzka and J. Zipfel (MPI)
Type spec location:Hamb and MPI
Main mass:Guhr
Institutions
   and collections
Hamb: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Guhr: Andreas Guhr, Jungfernstieg 8, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 55'N, 11° 53'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 54' 40"N, 11° 52' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 67 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 4 unapproved names)
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