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El Atchane 002
Basic information Name: El Atchane 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 164 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6120 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 2
  Line 2:
Latitude:29°41.94'N
Longitude:04°03.54'E
Mass (g):164
Pieces:3
Class:H6
Fayalite (mol%):19.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Geiger, Institut fir Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, D-4400 Munster, Germany.; Analysts: A. Bischoff, T. Geiger, T. Grund
Main mass:Museum fur Naturkunde, Humboldt Universitat Berlin Germany (also the Algerian meteorites listed in Bulletin 71 72)
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Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 41' 56"N, 4° 3' 32"E)
     Recommended::   (29° 41' 56"N, 4° 3' 32"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Ouargla, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1017 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Hamadet el Atchane 002 (From MetBase)

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