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Allan Hills A78027
Basic information Name: Allan Hills A78027
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALHA78027
This meteorite may also be called Allan Hills 78027 (ALH 78027) in publications.

Observed fall: No
Year found: 1978
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by ANSMET (US) and NIPR (Japan)]
Mass:help 29.2 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 7(1)  (1984)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
NIPR Catalogue:  2000 Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 274:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):29.2
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Comments:26Al=78±8
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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:

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

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