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Meteorite Hills 00968
Basic information Name: Meteorite Hills 00968
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MET 00968
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 9.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 26(1)  (2003)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table A1
  Line 141:
Mass (g):9.63
Class:L4
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):10-20
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 26(1) (2003), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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     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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