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Allan Hills 88052
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88052
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88052
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  CM
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 505 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Data from:
  MB69
  Table 3
  Line 2:
Mass (g):7.3
Class:CM
Classifier:F. Wlotzka et al., Meteoritics 24, 341 (1989)
Type spec location:The thin sections are at the Max-Planck-Institut fir Chemie, Mainz, W-Germany
Comments:Main Icefield
Institutions
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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. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 42' 21"S, 159° 9' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.7 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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