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Adrar Sottouf 001
Basic information Name: Adrar Sottouf 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 830 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6187 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Adrar Sottouf 001        22°15’22"N, 15°09’21"W

Dakhla, Western Sahara

Find: 2020 Dec

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed well-delineated chondrules with average apparent diameter 570±230 µm (n=34). Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa PMD 1.4 %.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jérémy Bassemon

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Dakhla
Date:2020 Dec
Latitude:22°15'22"N
Longitude:15°09'21"W
Mass (g):830
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.1±0.4 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6±0.1 (n=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:5.20
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jérémy Bassemon
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JB19; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 15' 22"N, 15° 9' 21"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Dakhla, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 240 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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