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Reckling Peak 92402
Basic information Name: Reckling Peak 92402
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RKP 92402
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 8 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 17(1)  (1994)  C2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 79  (1996)  C2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  C2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C2
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(1)  (2010)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 540 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
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Writeup from AMN 17(1):
Data from:
  MB79
  Table 2
  Line 1716:
Mass (g):8
Class:C2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):1-67
Ferrosilite (mol%):3-4
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 17(1) (1994), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 79, MAPS 31, A161-A174 (1996)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 16'S, 159° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 14' 31"S, 158° 9' 44"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 29 km apart

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