Tanezrouft 059 : L5 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Tanezrouft 059
Date of find :
May 18, 2002
Total mass :
156 g
# of fragments :
2 fragments
Place : Tanezrouft (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
87 (2003)
Classified by :
MNHN Paris & Blaise Pascal University - Clt. Fd.
Type :
L5
Shock stage : S5-6
Weathering grade :
W1
%Fa :
25,8%
%Fs : 21,4%
Remarks :
Fresh meteorite, highly shocked and split in two fragments.


on site picture : May 18, 2002


52 g end piece : see the shock veins
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other view of the 52 g end piece
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view of the cut section on 52 g end piece : shock veins, white inclusions and chondrules can be seen

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enlargement of the cut section's picture
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