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Allan Hills 84254
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 84254
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 84254
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 9(3)  (1986)  E4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  EH3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EH3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EH3
Recommended:  EH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites classified as EH3.   [show all]
Search for other: EH chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 3), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
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Writeup from AMN 9(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1219:
Origin or pseudonym:Far Western
Mass (g):2
Class:EH3
Weathering grade:B
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.3-4
Comments:81189 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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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 59' 29"S, 156° 58' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 74.9 km apart

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     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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