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Erg Tellis 001
Basic information Name: Erg Tellis 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 6.79 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6313 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 17 Oct 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Erg Tellis 001        30°23’41.8"N, 1°59’08.9"E

Adrar, Algeria

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: The meteorite was found in the desert of central Algeria and subsequently acquired by the mass holder.

Physical characteristics: Dark-brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with sharply defined, well separated and mostly rounded chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.4 mm). The fine-grained matrix contains abundant partly altered FeNi metal and sulfides.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Adrar
Date:P 2021
Latitude:30°23'41.8"N
Longitude:1°59'08.9"E
Mass (g):6794
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.2 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0±0.1 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.3 (n=5)
Magnetic suscept.:4.97
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):33
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Kadour Ben Mohamed
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 23' 42"N, 1° 59' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 168 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 1167 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 29 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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