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Thiel Mountains 07016
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 07016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 07016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 3.49 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Pallasite
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 30 Aug 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Thiel Mountains 07016 (TIL 07016)        85°20.24’S, 87°56.69’W

Antarctica

Found: 2007 Jan 4

Classification: Pallasite

Petrography: The rock consists of nearly equal proportion of metal (kamacite and taenite) and rounded olivine grains with iron sulfide, schreibersite and chromite as minor minerals.

Geochemistry: Siderophiles in metal measured by INAA (UCLA, J.T. Wasson): Ni 124 mg/g, Ga 20 μg/g, Ge 46 μg/g, As 23 μg/g, Ir 0.19 μg/g and Au 2.6 μg/g. Olivine: Fa12.1. Oxygen isotopic composition: δ18O = 3.31‰, δ17O = 1.57‰ and Δ17O = -0.16‰ measured at UCLA

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Mt. Powell
Date:2007 Jan 4
Latitude:85°20.24'S
Longitude:87°56.69'W
Mass (g):3490
Pieces:1
Class:Pallasite
Classifier:B.-G. Choi, Seoul-NU and A. E. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):792
Type spec location:Seoul-NU
Main mass:KOPRI
Comments:Submitted by B.-G. Choi
Plots: O isotopes:  
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Seoul-NU: Department of Earth Science Education, Room# 13-426, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 151-748, South Korea (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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     Recommended::   (85° 20' 14"S, 87° 56' 41"W)

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