Tanezrouft 070 : L6 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Tanezrouft 070
Date of find :
November 26, 2002
Total mass :
240 g
# of fragments :
1 single fragment
Place : Tanezrouft (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
88 (Expected May 04)
Classified by :
ENS Lyon - France
Type :
L6
Weathering grade :
W2
Shock stage : S4
Fa% : 24.97% (range: 22.5-27.3%)
Fs% : 19.57% (range: 8.7-21.9%)
Remarks :
TANEZROUFT 070 is an L6 chondrite. Olivine and pyroxene display planar fracture and ondulotary extinction, but very rare mosaicism. Feldspar is always well crystallized. This meteorite needs therefore to be classified as shock stage 3.
 


on site picture : November 26, 2002


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