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Tieret 005
Basic information Name: Tieret 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Tunisia
Mass:help 18.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11471 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)
Comments: Approved 3 Aug 2010
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Writeup from MB online:
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 226:
State/Prov/County:Tieret
Origin or pseudonym:rocky desert plateaus
Date:25 Feb 2009
Latitude:30°58'3.32"N
Longitude:10°2'48.36"E
Mass (g):18.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.11
Classifier:L. Folco
Type spec mass (g):6.8
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:Tunis
Finder:Tunisian-Italian meteorite search campaign
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
Tunis: Départment du Géologie, Faculté de Sciences de Tunis, Université de Tunis El Manar, Campus Universitaire El Manar, 2092 Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Tunisia
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 58' 3"N, 10° 2' 48"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites from Tatawin, Tunisia
     This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites from Tunisia
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