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Allan Hills 88053
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88053
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88053
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 18.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 70  (1991)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB70
  Table 1
  Line 29:
Mass (g):18.2
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:A. L. Graham and R. Hutchison at The Natural History Museum, London
Type spec location:thin sections are deposited at The Natural History Museum, London
Main mass:Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Mainz
Finder:GermanAmerican team
Institutions
   and collections
Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 70, Meteoritics 26, 68-69 (1991)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 43' 14"S, 159° 24' 9"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.8 km apart

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