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Sahara 97137
Basic information Name: Sahara 97137
     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 475 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L/LL4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL4
Recommended:  L/LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L/LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 7
  Line 121:
Date:Apr 1997
Latitude:y+0°12'40"N
Longitude:x+0°32'36"W
Mass (g):475
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL4
Shock stage:S1-2
Weathering grade:W3-4
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise
Type spec location:MNHNP
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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. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Don Edwards   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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