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Mount Prestrud 17271
Basic information Name: Mount Prestrud 17271
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PRE 17271
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 17.5 g
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Recommended:  R3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites classified as R3.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 13 Mar 2021
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Writeup from AMN 44(1):






  
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2017
Latitude:-86.5517
Longitude:-164.970
Mass (g):17.48
Pieces:1
Class:R3
Weathering grade:A/Be
Fayalite (mol%):39-47
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-25
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):17.48
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:EMPA; submitted by AMN
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 44(1) (2021), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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     Recommended::   (86° 33' 6"S, 164° 58' 12"W)

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     This is 1 of 40744 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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