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Patriot Hills 99001
Basic information Name: Patriot Hills 99001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PTT 99001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 1.73 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 22:
State/Prov/County:Antarctica
Origin or pseudonym:Moraine
Date:20 Jan 2000
Latitude:80°17.133'S
Longitude:81°48.809'W
Mass (g):1.73
Pieces:6
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:P. Sipiera (Harper) and G. Jerman (MSFC)
Main mass:Harper
Finder:David G. Butts
Comments:The official abbreviation for Patriot Hills shall be PTT.
Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
MSFC: NASA/George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, United States (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (80° 17'S, 81° 49'W)
     Recommended::   (80° 17' 8"S, 81° 48' 49"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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