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Thiel Mountains 08004
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 08004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 08004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 5.01 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Pallasite
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Thiel Mountains 08004 (TIL 08004)        85º23.39’S, 87º07.69’W

Antarctica, Antarctica

Find: 21 Dec 2008

Classification: Pallasite

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of approximately equal proportion of Fe-Ni metal and coarse olivine (~2 mm to ~1 cm).

Geochemistry: Olivine composition is Fa12.4±0.1.

Classification: Prob. paired with TIL 07016 and Thiel Mountains, based on their recovery sites and olivine compositions (Fa12.6±0.2 in TIL 07016 and Fa~13 in Thiel Mountains)

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antarctica
Origin or pseudonym:Mt Wrather
Date:21 Dec 2008
Latitude:85º23.39'S
Longitude:87º07.69'W
Mass (g):5008
Pieces:1
Class:Pallasite
Fayalite (mol%):12.4±0.1
Classifier:B.-G. Choi , Seoul-NU; C. Park and J. I. Lee, KOPRI
Type spec mass (g):61
Type spec location:Seoul-NU
Main mass:KOPRI
Comments:Submitted by B.-G. Choi
Institutions
   and collections
Seoul-NU: Department of Earth Science Education, Room# 13-426, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 151-748, South Korea (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 23' 23"S, 87° 7' 41"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Antarctica, Antarctica
     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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