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El Atchane 003
Basic information Name: El Atchane 003
     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 9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11322 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB73
  Table 2
  Line 3:
Latitude:29°45.56'N
Longitude:04°12.51'E
Mass (g):9000
Pieces:4
Class:L6
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
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)
Comments:Sh-v
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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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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 45' 34"N, 4° 12' 31"E)
     Recommended::   (29° 45' 34"N, 4° 12' 31"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 003 (From MetBase)

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