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Sahara 98012
Basic information Name: Sahara 98012
     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 702 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 29 Dec 2017
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Sahara 98012

Sahara

Find: 1998

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

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

Petrography: Shock vein-bearing rock having a chondritic texture with abundant chondrules, typically about 500 µm in apparent size

Geochemistry: Olivine compositions are Fa18.9-25.3 (mean 23.2±1.6, n=18), pyroxene compositions are Fs10.8-26.4Wo0.5-3.5 (mean Fs19.5±3.7Wo1.7±0.8, n=18

Classification: L3 chondrite based on mineral compositions and chondrule size. Moderadely shocked (S24), weathering degree: W1.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):702.0
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.2±1.6 (n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±3.7 (n=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.8 (n=18)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):19.5
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:SV; 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 1036 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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