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Tanezrouft 031
Basic information Name: Tanezrouft 031
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Tnz 031
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 28 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  E4-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL5
Recommended:  EL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as EL5.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 6
  Line 7:
Latitude:25°09.63'N
Longitude:00°17.97'E
Mass (g):28
Pieces:1
Class:E4-5
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.99 ± 0.83
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
Comments:Plag.: An 12.5; strongly weathered
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 9' 38"N, 0° 17' 58"E)
     Recommended::   (25° 9' 38"N, 0° 17' 58"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 961 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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