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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
2.893 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1981
Notes:
# NASA data for ALH 81016 Weathering: Be Fracturing: A Fa: 25 mol % Fs: 21 mol % ²⁶Al: 55 ± 4 dpm/kg
This specimen has a thin, patchy, remnant fusion crust. Most of the sample is smooth and has weathered to a dark reddish-brown color. Distinct chondrules up to ~4 mm in diameter are visible as well as some large mineral grains. A small amount of white deposit has formed along the hair-line fractures. The interior is a lighter brown-green color. No chondrules are distinguishable. However, a large (~4 mm) mineral grain with distinct cleavage faces was exposed.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
Other Numbers:
Original meteorite number : ALHA81016,5
USNM Number:
USNM 7051
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a1eb81f7-1df8-4b62-aaf7-9310af0bbbc9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1030203