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Allan Hills 88135
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88135
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88135
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 4.75 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  Howardite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 367 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Data from:
  MB77
  Table 3
  Line 13:
Mass (g):4.75
Class:Howardite
Fayalite (mol%):17.5, 21
Ferrosilite (mol%):16,19
Classifier:R. Hutchison and E. Grant, NHM
Type spec location:OU
Comments:Howardite, composed dominantly of comminuted eucrite and diogenite; plag. An92-79, clasts of olivine/hypersthene intergrowth Fa21, Fs 19.
Institutions
   and collections
NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 41' 28"S, 159° 16' 54"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 3.2 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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