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Reckling Peak 14006
Basic information Name: Reckling Peak 14006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RKP 14006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 22.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Reckling Peak 14006 (RKP 14006)        76°16.344’S, 158°08.727’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Nov 16

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

Petrography: The section shows sharply defined chondrules (~70 vol%, average size of ~0.3 mm) with glassy mesostasis. Metal abundance is ~10 vol%.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa0.5-39.9; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs4.1-42.7Wo0.1-5.3.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Reckling Peak
Date:2014 Nov 16
Latitude:76°16.344'S
Longitude:158°08.727'E
Mass (g):22.6
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.6±7.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5±7.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±1.1
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, H. Kim, and Y. Enokido
Type spec mass (g):22.6
Type spec location:KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:J. I. Lee
Comments:Submitted by C. Park, KOPRI
Institutions
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KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 16' 21"S, 158° 8' 44"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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