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Allan Hills A77156
Basic information Name: Allan Hills A77156
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALHA77156
This meteorite may also be called Allan Hills 77156 (ALH 77156) in publications.

Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by ANSMET (US) and NIPR (Japan)]
Mass:help 17.7 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 7(1)  (1984)  EH4
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  EH3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  EH3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EH3
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  EH4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EH3
Recommended:  EH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as EH3.   [show all]
Search for other: EH chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 3), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 123:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):17.7
Class:EH3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5
Comments:77156 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 6(2) (1983), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)

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