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Reckling Peak 17105
Basic information Name: Reckling Peak 17105
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RKP 17105
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 181.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 22 Apr 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Reckling Moraine
Date:2018 Feb 01
Latitude:76°15.465'S
Longitude:158°15.742'E
Mass (g):181.8
Pieces:2
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):27.6 ± 9.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.0 ± 8.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3 ± 1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.30
Classifier:L. Boni and L. Folco,DST-PI
Type spec mass (g):181.8
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:Jérôme Gattacceca
Comments:Two fitting pieces (130.8 and 51 g); submitted by L. Folco (DST UniPi)
Institutions
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DST-PI: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, Via S. Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 15' 28"S, 158° 15' 45"E)

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     This is 1 of 38674 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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