full - slice
of the Meteorite Sahara 99477
Found in 1999
Sahara 99477 are seven rocks with a total weight of 9220 g, classified at the university of Münster /Germany as L5.
relative fresh, weathering grade is W2
high shocked, Shock stage is S6
In the early years of the Sahara meteorite rush , before the NWA sytem was established( NWA 001 is from 1999), meteorites have been named with the SAHARA system. The first two numbers stand for the year, the three last numbers are counted. So SAHARA 99477 means, it was the 477th meteorite found in 1999. The SAHARA system was used from 1997 till 2003.
front side mirror polished ; back side fine sanded.
slice is showing some metal flakes , some chondrules and some fine shock veins.
scale cube is 1 x 1 x 1 cm
Meteorite Collector Association Member #3503.
- Mineral principal / Nombre del meteorito
- Meteorito SAHARA 99477 rebanada completa
- Forma mineral / Tipos de meteoritos
- pulido espejo L5
- 95×63×2.4 mm
- 46.9 g
- Origen (región / ciudad)
- Origen (país)
- Encontrado 1999