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Meteorite Hills 01074
Basic information Name: Meteorite Hills 01074
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MET 01074
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 46.2 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 25(2)  (2002)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 525 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
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Writeup from AMN 25(2):
Sample No.: MET 01074; MET 01080
Location: Meteorite Hills
Field No.: 13876; 13026
Dimensions (cm):   3.5x2.5x2.0
2.0x1.0x1.0
Weight (g): 46.198; 3.499
Meteorite Type: CV3 Chondrites
    MET01074 MET01080

Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
074 has 50% rough brown/black fusion crust with polygonal fractures. 080 only has a small patch of black fusion crust. The interior of each meteorite has a black matrix with white and charcoal gray clasts and light colored chondrules. Minor weathering is visible.

Thin Section (, 2) Description: Gretchen Benedix, Linda Welzenbach and Tim McCoy
The sections exhibit large chondrules (up to 3 mm) and CAIs in a dark matrix. Olivines range from Fa0-24 and pyroxenes from Fs0-2. The meteorites are CV3 chondrites.


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MET 01074 - Plane-Polarized Light MET 01074 - Cross-Polarized Light MET 01074 - Plane-Polarized Light MET 01074 - Cross-Polarized Light
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MET 01080 - Plane-Polarized Light MET 01080 - Cross-Polarized Light MET 01080 - Plane-Polarized Light MET 01080 - Cross-Polarized Light
MET 01080
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MET 01080
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MET 01080
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Data from:
  MB87
  Table A1
  Line 151:
Mass (g):46.2
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0-9
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-2
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 25(2) (2002), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (79° 41'S, 155° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (79° 41'S, 159° 45'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 80 km apart

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