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MacAlpine Hills 88105
Basic information Name: MacAlpine Hills 88105
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MAC 88105
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 663 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(2)  (1989)  Lunar (anorthositic breccia)
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  Lunar-anorthositic
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Lunar (anorth)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Lunar (anorth)
Recommended:  Lunar (anorth)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 72 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (anorth).   [show all]
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Comments: Field number: 5759
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Writeup from AMN 12(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 4653:
Mass (g):662.5
Class:Lun-A
Weathering grade:A/Be
Fayalite (mol%):10-34
Ferrosilite (mol%):25
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 12(3) (1989), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 13'S, 160° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 19' 16"S, 159° 52' 23"E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 13.6 km apart

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