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Clipperton
Basic information Name: Clipperton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Pacific Ocean
Mass:help 277 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H3.5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.5
Recommended:  H3.5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as H3.5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Clipperton

Pacific Ocean

Found 1986

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H3.5)

Three fragments of 277 g total weight were recognized among rock samples collected from the ocean floor near the Clipperton fault system; they are highly weathered. Olivine Fa15.9, c.v. 33.3, analysis, N. N. Kononkova, classification, A. V. Ivanov, both at Vemadsky-Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, information, M. I. Petaev, Committee on Meteorites, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, Moscow 117313, Russia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (11° 42'N, 137° 48'W)
     Recommended::   (11° 42'N, 137° 48'W)

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Pacific Ocean
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Synonymshelp: Klipperton (From MetBase)

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