Tanezrouft 071 : L5 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Tanezrouft 071
Date of find :
November 27, 2002
Total mass :
107 g
# of fragments :
1 single fragment
Place : Tanezrouft (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
88 (Expected May 04)
Classified by :
ENS Lyon - France
Type :
L5
Weathering grade :
W3
Shock stage : S4
Fa% : 22.71% (range: 21.7-23.6%)
Fs% : 19.15% (range: 15.1-23.6%)
Remarks :
TANEZROUFT 071 is an L5 chondrite that presents a strong mosaisicm for both olivine and pyroxene. Those two minerals also show numerous planar fractures. Feldspar is in general well crystalline but sometimes shows little amorphization. This meteorite needs therefore to be classified as shock stage 4.
 


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