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Allan Hills 88066
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88066
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88066
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 13.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  L(LL?)3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL3
Recommended:  L/LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 31 approved meteorites classified as L/LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 3
  Line 8:
Mass (g):13.86
Class:L(LL?)3
Fayalite (mol%):5.5-37.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.9-15.2
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
Comments:Opaque matrix/rims
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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° 40' 56"S, 159° 18' 42"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 3.9 km apart

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