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Allan Hills 86610
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 86610
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 86610
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.8 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 11(2)  (1988)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1398:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):0.8
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 11(2) (1988), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 43' 52"S, 159° 25' 1"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 6.6 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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