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Thiel Mountains 99016
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 99016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 99016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 43 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  E6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 116 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 3
  Line 7:
Latitude:85°09.906'S
Longitude:94°46.627'W
Mass (g):43
Pieces:1
Class:E6
Weathering grade:A/B
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.5
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' 54"S, 94° 46' 38"W)

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