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Clarion
Basic information Name: Clarion
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Pacific Ocean
Mass:help 20 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6313 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)
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Clarion

Pacific Ocean

Found 1986

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Four fragments of about 20 g were recognized as meteoritic among rock samples collected from the ocean floor near the Clarion fault system. They are highly weathered and olivine and pyroxene are partly replaced by layered silicates, olivine Fa17.6, c.v. 1.5, analysis, N. N. Kononkova, Vernadsky-Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, classification and information, M. I. Petaev, Committee on Meteorites, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ul. M. Ulyanovoi 3, Moscow 117313, Russia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (12° 30'N, 137° 42'W)
     Recommended::   (12° 30'N, 137° 42'W)

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     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Pacific Ocean
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