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Pecora Escarpment 01029
Basic information Name: Pecora Escarpment 01029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PCA 01029
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H-melt rock
Recommended:  H-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Jan 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1769:
Origin or pseudonym:Pecora Escarpment
Date:2002 Jan 20
Latitude:85°39.377'S
Longitude:68°38.168'W
Mass (g):7
Pieces:1
Class:H-melt rock
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.3; 14.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3±0.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7-1.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):7
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Finder:A. Mortvedt
Comments:Mostly intergrowths of lath-shaped olivine, pyroxenes and sodic plagioclase with accessory altered kamacite, troilite and chromite, plus sparse clasts of H6 chondrite material.; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
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FMNH: Department of Geology The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Nov 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 39' 23"S, 68° 38' 10"W)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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