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Adrar Bous
Basic information Name: Adrar Bous
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Niger
Mass:help 360 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 9
  Line 1:
Date:Nov 2001
Latitude:~20°30'N
Longitude:~9°00'E
Mass (g):360
Pieces:1
Class:EL5
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.23
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):41.3
Finder:Mr. and Mrs Letallec
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Niger
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 30'N, 9° 0'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 47 approved meteorites from Agadez, Niger
     This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites from Niger (plus 3 unapproved names)
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