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Allan Hills A81061
Basic information Name: Allan Hills A81061
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALHA81061
This meteorite may also be called Allan Hills 81061 (ALH 81061) in publications.

Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 23.7 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 6(2)  (1983)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.5
Recommended:  L3.5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 95 approved meteorites classified as L3.5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 584:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):23.7
Class:L3
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):3-33
Ferrosilite (mol%):5-27
Comments:26Al=58±8; 77011 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 6(2) (1983), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 42' 6"S, 159° 24' 3"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 7 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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