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Thiel Mountains 91724
Basic information Name: Thiel Mountains 91724
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: TIL 91724
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 254 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 16(1)  (1993)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6132 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 5503:
Origin or pseudonym:Moulton Escarpment
Mass (g):253.7
Class:H6
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Comments:NTL=77.7±0.1
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 16(1) (1993), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (85° 15'S, 91° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (85° 9' 42"S, 94° 50' 36"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 37.2 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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