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Allan Hills 90400
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 90400
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 90400
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 36.3 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 17(3)  (1994)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 79  (1996)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB79
  Table 2
  Line 1:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):36.3
Class:L6
Weathering grade:A/B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 17(3) (1994), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 79, MAPS 31, A161-A174 (1996)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 44' 8"S, 159° 22' 47"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 7.7 km apart

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