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Sahara 99414
Basic information Name: Sahara 99414
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 2 Apr 2017
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Sahara 99414

Sahara

Find: 1999

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3-6)

History: Sample was found 1999 by the Labenne group and the coordinates are unknown.

Petrography: The sample is a breccia and contains fragments of different petrologic types; most fragments are recrystallized (types 5 and 6) and some are unequilibrated.

Geochemistry: Olivine compositions are Fa7.7-26.2 (mean Fa17.9±4.7, n=25), pyroxene compositions are Fs4.1-16.8Wo0.1-2.6 (mean Fs15.3±2.9Wo1.1±0.5, n=24). The equilibrated clasts have olivine compositions of Fa18.8±0.5 (n=15) and pyroxene compositions of Fs16.4±0.4Wo1.2±0.5 (n=14).

Classification: Brecciated H chondrite (H3-6) based on mineral compositions and chondrule size. Weakly shocked (S3), weathering degree: W3.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1999
Mass (g):50.0
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.9±4.7 (n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3±2.9 (n=24)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.5 (n=24)
Classifier:K. Klemm and A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):2.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:br; type spec requirement waived; submitted by Ebert S.
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 868 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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