Tanezrouft 065 : L4 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Tanezrouft 065
Date of find :
November 27, 2002
Total mass :
30 kg
# of fragments :
5 main fragments
Place : Tanezrouft (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
88 (April 2004)
Classified by :
EMTT Lyon / Type specimen : MNHN Paris
Type :
L4
Shock stage :
S1-S3
Weathering grade :
W1
%Fa :
23,10%
%Fs :
20-21%
Remarks :
Fresh meteorite, ressembling SARATOV (L4-Russia).
Beautiful olivine & OPX chondruldes cab be observed within the porous matrix (approx. 20% porosity).
 


on site picture : November 27, 2002


main fragments discovered, seen on site
 


polished section of a small fragment
(click on picture to enlarge)


cutting details of frag. #5
(click on slice/end piece # to enlarge)
 


close view of a chondrule (dia 4mm) and Fe-Ni flakes within the porous matrix
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