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Allan Hills 88062
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88062
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88062
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 13.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6562 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:
  MB72
  Table 3
  Line 4:
Mass (g):13.79
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):23.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2
Classifier:R. Hutchison, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD
Type spec location:thin sections, Natural History Museum, London; specimens and thin sections, The Open University, Department of Earth Sciences, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK
Main mass:EUROMET
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 42' 19"S, 159° 22' 9"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.6 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39179 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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