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Nodtvedt Nunataks 17253
Basic information Name: Nodtvedt Nunataks 17253
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NOD 17253
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 5.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 43(1)  (2020)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6340 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2020
Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Date:2017
Latitude:-86.4723
Longitude:-162.562
Mass (g):5.47
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):21
Ferrosilite (mol%):19
Magnetic suscept.:5.14
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):5.47
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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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)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 43(1) (2020), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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     Recommended::   (86° 28' 20"S, 162° 33' 43"W)

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     This is 1 of 43332 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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