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Meteorite Hills 01154
Basic information Name: Meteorite Hills 01154
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MET 01154
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 27(1)  (2004)  Mesosiderite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 181 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from AMN 27(1):
Sample No.: MET 01154
Location: Meteorite Hills
Field No.: 13870
Dimensions (cm):   0.6x0.6x0.2
Weight (g): 0.350
Meteorite Type: Mesosiderite


Macroscopic Description: Cecilia Satterwhite
90% of the exterior of this small fragment has black/brown fusion crust with oxidation haloes.

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy, Linda Welzenbach
The section is a breccia composed of angular isolated grains up to 1.0 mm and clasts of orthopyroxene (Fs26-31Wo2), anorthitic feldspar (An90-95 Or0-1), metal, troilite, oxides and graphite. The meteorite is a mesosiderite.


MET 01154 - Cross-Polarized Light MET 01154 - Plane-Polarized Light MET 01154 - Reflected Light MET 01154 - Reflected Light
Cross-Polarized Light Plane-Polarized Light Reflected Light Reflected Light
Data from:
  MB88
  Table A1
  Line 386:
Mass (g):0.35
Class:Meso
Weathering grade:B
Ferrosilite (mol%):26-31
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 27(1) (2004), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (79° 41'S, 159° 45'E)

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