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Thiel Mountains 08007
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 08007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 08007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 47 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 532 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Thiel Mountains 08007 (TIL 08007)        85º9.97’S, 94º39.95’W

Antarctica, Antarctica

Find: 28 Dec 2008

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

Petrography: This meteorite consists of a few small chondrules (~20 vol%, up to 2 mm in diameter), CAIs (~2 vol%), and matrix (~78 vol%) with carbonate, sulfides, and phyllosilicates. Fe-Ni metal is very rare (<0.1 vol%).

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa0.2-59.3; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs0.4-5.9Wo0.3-3.6.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antarctica
Origin or pseudonym:Moulton Escarpment
Date:28 Dec 2008
Latitude:85º9.97'S
Longitude:94º39.95'W
Mass (g):47
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Fayalite (mol%):14.0 (0.2-59.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.8 (0.4-5.9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7 (0.3-3.6)
Classifier:B.-G. Choi , Seoul-NU; C. Park and J. I. Lee, KOPRI
Type spec mass (g):6.2
Type spec location:Seoul-NU
Main mass:KOPRI
Comments:Submitted by B.-G. Choi
Institutions
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Seoul-NU: Department of Earth Science Education, Room# 13-426, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 151-748, South Korea (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 9' 58"S, 94° 39' 57"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Antarctica, Antarctica
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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