|Basic information||Name: Hadley Rille|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as EH. [show all]
Search for other: Enstatite-rich meteorites, EH chondrites, and Enstatite chondrites
Writeup from MB 81:
Found 1971 July–August
Enstatite chondrite (EH)
An object in the 1–2 mm size fraction of soil sample 15602,29 was recovered by Apollo 15 astronauts at Station 9, near Hadley Rille; the original mass, estimated from the thin section, was ~3 mg. Mineralogy and classification (Haggerty, 1972, and A. Rubin, UCLA): contains enstatite, kamacite (2.9–3.2% Si), niningerite, silica, schreibersite, troilite, albite, and daubreelite. Specimen: Lunar Sample Curator, JSC.
JSC: Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA (institutional address)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, USA (institutional address)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)|
This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Moon
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