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Thiel Mountains 07008
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 07008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 07008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 0.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 541 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Thiel Mountains 07008 (TIL 07008)        85º09.28’S, 94º36.24’W

Antarctica, Antarctica

Find: 24 Dec 2007

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

Petrography: This meteorite consists of a few small chondrules (up to 0.7 mm), anhydrous silicate grains (mostly olivine, up to 200 μm), and black matrix with phyllosilicates, carbonates, and sulfides. Fe-Ni metal is very rare.

Geochemistry: Olivine composition is Fa0.8-28.5. O-isotope composition is δ17O=1.79‰, δ18O=9.66‰, Δ17O=-3.28‰, where Δ17O=δ17O-0.5248*δ18O, measured at KOPRI.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antarctica
Origin or pseudonym:Moulton Escarpment
Date:24 Dec 2007
Latitude:85º09.28'S
Longitude:94º36.24'W
Mass (g):0.7
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Fayalite (mol%):4.7 (0.8-28.5)
Classifier:B.-G. Choi , Seoul-NU; A. E. Rubin, UCLA; C. Park, KOPRI
Type spec mass (g):0.5
Type spec location:Seoul-NU
Main mass:KOPRI
Comments:Submitted by B.-G. Choi
Plots: O isotopes:  
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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     Recommended::   (85° 9' 17"S, 94° 36' 14"W)

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     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Antarctica, Antarctica
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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