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Sahara 97193
Basic information Name: Sahara 97193
     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 522 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  L3.9
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.9
Recommended:  L3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as L3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB82
  Table 7
  Line 173:
Date:Jul 1997
Latitude:y+0°09'13"N
Longitude:x+0°28'17"W
Mass (g):522
Pieces:1
Class:L3.9
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):3.1
Classifier:C. Fiéni, M. Ghélis and B. Zanda
Type spec location:MNHNP
Comments:See note 8.
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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