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MacAlpine Hills 88108
Basic information Name: MacAlpine Hills 88108
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MAC 88108
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 6.99 kg
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(3)  (1989)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9406 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 4656:
Mass (g):6988.4
Class:H5
Weathering grade:B/Ce
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
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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° 13'S, 160° 30'E)

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     This is 1 of 38431 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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