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Hadley Rille
Basic information Name: Hadley Rille
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Planet: Moon
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  EH
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EH
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EH
Recommended:  EH    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as EH.   [show all]
Search for other: EH chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Writeup from MB 81:

Hadley Rille

The Moon

Found 1971 July–August

Enstatite chondrite (EH)

An object in the 1–2 mm size fraction of soil sample 15602,29 was recovered by Apollo 15 astronauts at Station 9, near Hadley Rille; the original mass, estimated from the thin section, was ~3 mg.  Mineralogy and classification (Haggerty, 1972, and A. Rubin, UCLA):  contains enstatite, kamacite (2.9–3.2% Si), niningerite, silica, schreibersite, troilite, albite, and daubreelite.  Specimen:  Lunar Sample Curator, JSC.

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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Coordinates on the Moon:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 26' 0"N, 3° 39' 20"E)
     Recommended::   (26° 26' 0"N, 3° 39' 20"E)

     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Moon
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