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Allan Hills 85007
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 85007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 85007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 82 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 9(3)  (1986)  C2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  C2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(1)  (2008)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
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Writeup from AMN 9(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1236:
Origin or pseudonym:Far Western
Mass (g):82
Class:C2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-30
Comments:26Al=6.7±; 85005 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 9(3) (1986), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 54' 19"S, 156° 52' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 74 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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