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Sahara 98003
Basic information Name: Sahara 98003
     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 17 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 29 Dec 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:1998
Mass (g):17.0
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.4±0.4 (n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.8±0.5 (n=19)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.5 (n=19)
Classifier:K. Klemm, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):12.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:Br, SV, contains fragments of different petrologic type; submitted by Ebert S.
Institutions
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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)
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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 868 approved meteorites from (Sahara) (plus 1 unapproved name)

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