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Sahara 97210
Basic information Name: Sahara 97210
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: (Sahara)
Mass:help 3.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L(LL)3.6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL3.6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL3.2
Recommended:  L/LL3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as L/LL3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 7
  Line 183:
Date:Dec 1997
Latitude:y+0°11'39"N
Longitude:x+0°34'15"W
Mass (g):3200
Pieces:1
Class:L(LL)3.6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0-1
Fayalite (mol%):22.8 8.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6 12.2
Classifier:A. Bischoff and D. Weber
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:breccia
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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