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Pecora Escarpment 01020
Basic information Name: Pecora Escarpment 01020
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PCA 01020
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 20.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6210 approved meteorites (plus 9 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 1760:
Origin or pseudonym:Pecora Escarpment
Date:2002 Jan 18
Latitude:85°41.140'S
Longitude:68°47.440'W
Mass (g):20.9
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.9-19.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.4-17.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Finder:J. Pritzker
Comments:Rare relict chondrules; clinopyroxene Fs6.5-6.7Wo45.8-43.4; 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' 8"S, 68° 47' 26"W)

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     This is 1 of 40773 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4570 unapproved names)
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