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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
551.67 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1980
Notes:
This specimen is an irregularly shaped individual, 11 cm x 7 cm x 4 cm. One prominent rounded surface appears to have been ablation-shaped, and a second fairly large and comparatively smooth surface appears to have been the under side while the specimen was exposed at the surface of the ice. The meteorite is covered with a fairly uniform dark reddish brown iron oxide, and no fusion crust seems to remain. There are several deep linear incisions into the body of the meteorite that are possibly due to either preferential ablation or weathering of schreibersite inclusions exposed at the surface.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
Other Numbers:
Original meteorite number : ALHA80104,0
USNM Number:
6531
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e2508b17-42fe-4a48-980b-d0d859129d89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1022562