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Allan Hills 85085
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 85085
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 85085
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 11.9 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 10(2)  (1987)  E3
AMN 13(1)  (1990)  C-unique
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  ALH85085-like
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  CH
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CH2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CH3
Recommended:  CH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites classified as CH3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CH-CB family, CH chondrites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1314:
Origin or pseudonym:Far Western
Mass (g):11.9
Class:"CH"
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):1-5
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-4
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 10(2) (1987), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 50' 54"S, 156° 25' 13"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 84.2 km apart

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     This is 1 of 33930 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 6798 unapproved names)
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