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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
2545 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1978
Notes:
# NASA data for ALH 78084 Weathering: B/Ce Fracturing: B Fa: 18 mol % Fs: 24-8 mol % ²⁶Al: 45 ± 2 dpm/kg
This is a complete specimen with splotchy brown and black fusion crust covering the entire meteorite. Several large fractures penetrate the interior of the stone. A thin white deposit was evident along some of these cracks after the meteorite was dried. Many light colored rounded and irregular inclusions are apparent on the cut faces, some as large as 4 mm in diameter. Metal is visible, though most of the metal have halos around them, giving the cut faces a marbled look of small fresh areas and large oxidized areas.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
Other Numbers:
Original meteorite number : ALHA78084,3
USNM Number:
7051
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c8d58710-1164-46a4-aa49-5a21798070af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1030154