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MacAlpine Hills 88122
Basic information Name: MacAlpine Hills 88122
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MAC 88122
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 345 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 13(2)  (1990)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  LL5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  L/LL5?
Recommended:  L/LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as L/LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 5789
Revised 3 Nov 2008: Reclassified in AMN 30(2)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 4670:
Mass (g):345.3
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):27
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 13(2) (1990), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 13'S, 160° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 20' 8"S, 159° 37' 26"E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 16.5 km apart

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