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Allan Hills 85012
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 85012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 85012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 3.9 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 10(1)  (1987)  C2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  C2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(1)  (2008)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 505 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
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Writeup from AMN 10(1):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1241:
Origin or pseudonym:Far Western
Mass (g):3.9
Class:C2
Weathering grade:Be
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-18
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-46
Comments:85005 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 10(1) (1987), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (77° 2' 6"S, 157° 11' 0"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 72.3 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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