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Allan Hills 83026
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 83026
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 83026
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1983
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.1 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 10(2)  (1987)  CO3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  CO3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CO3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 909:
Origin or pseudonym:Middle Western
Mass (g):0.1
Class:CO3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-18
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-12
Comments:77003 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 10(2) (1987), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 49' 20"S, 158° 12' 54"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 38.9 km apart

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