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Allan Hills 88098
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88098
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88098
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 8.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  LL(L?)3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL/L3
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:
  MB77
  Table 3
  Line 9:
Mass (g):8.51
Class:LL(L?)3
Fayalite (mol%):9-37
Ferrosilite (mol%):variable
Classifier:R. Hutchison and E. Grant, NHM
Type spec location:OU
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° 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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