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Allan Hills A77029
Basic information Name: Allan Hills A77029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALHA77029
This meteorite may also be called Allan Hills 77029 (ALH 77029) in publications.

Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 7(1)  (1984)  CO3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  CO3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3.4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3.4
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(1)  (2008)  CO3.4
Recommended:  CO3.4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites classified as CO3.4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 34:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):1.4
Class:CO3
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 6(2) (1983), 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° 43'S, 159° 40'E)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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