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Meteorite Hills 00442
Basic information Name: Meteorite Hills 00442
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MET 00442
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1149 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 24(2)  (2001)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 3 Nov 2008: Reclassified in AMN 30(2)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table A1
  Line 44:
Mass (g):1149.2
Class:H4
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):20
Ferrosilite (mol%):11-19
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 24(2) (2001), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (79° 41'S, 155° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (79° 41'S, 155° 45'E)

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