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Sahara 98014
Basic information Name: Sahara 98014
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 415 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 29 Dec 2017
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Sahara 98014

Sahara

Find: 1998

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3-6)

History: Sample was found 1998 by the Labenne-group. The coordinates are unknown.

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

Geochemistry: Olivine compositions are Fa9.-0-21.4 (mean 16.7±4.3, n=16), pyroxene compositions are Fs10.3-28.5Wo0.2-5.7 (mean Fs16.2±3.8Wo1.8±1.5, n=17). The equilibrated clasts have olivine compositions of Fa18.3±0.4 (n=9) and pyroxene compositions of Fs15.8±0.4Wo1.2±0.5 (n=9).

Classification: Brecciated H chondrite (H3-6) based on mineral compositions and chondrule size. Very weakly shocked (S2), weathering degree: W2

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):415.0
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.7±4.3 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2±3.8 (n=17)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±1.5 (n=17)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):41.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:Br; 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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