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Pecora Escarpment 01015
Basic information Name: Pecora Escarpment 01015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PCA 01015
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 4.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6038 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Dec 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1756:
Origin or pseudonym:Pecora Escarpment
Date:2002 Jan 18
Latitude:85°41.215'S
Longitude:68°57.090'W
Mass (g):4.4
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.6-19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8-17.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1-1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):4.4
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Finder:R. Mier
Comments:Fairly well-formed, small chondrules; cpx Fs5.8Wo46.1; Fs7.3Wo35.6; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
FMNH: Department of Geology The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Nov 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 41' 13"S, 68° 57' 5"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40849 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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