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Thiel Mountains 99015
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 99015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 99015
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 78.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9639 approved meteorites (plus 16 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:
  MB87
  Table 3
  Line 6:
Latitude:85°09.914'S
Longitude:94°44.025'W
Mass (g):78.6
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):16.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5
Classifier:P. Sipiera, Harper
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 9' 55"S, 94° 44' 2"W)

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