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Allan Hills 88005
Basic information Name: Allan Hills 88005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: ALH 88005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by EUROMET consortium]
Mass:help 282 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 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:
  MB69
  Table 2
  Line 3:
Mass (g):282.1
Class:L6
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Classifier:A. L. Graham and R. Hutchison at the Natural History Museum, London
Type spec location:thin sections are deposited: Natural History Museum, London
Comments:Main Icefield
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 43'S, 159° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 43'S, 159° 40'E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 8.6 km apart

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