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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
68.999 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1991
Notes:
# NASA data for PAT 91501 Weathering: B Fracturing: B/C Pairing: PAT 91501 Fa: 24 mol % Fs: 20 mol % NTL: 20.4 ± 0.1 krad
The exterior of this handsome green rock is extremely polished but no fusion crust remains on any of the many fragments collected. A minute amount of evaporite deposit lines some of the thin exterior fractures. Large (>1 cm) inclusions of copper-colored sulfides are scattered throughout this meteorite. One area shows a highly vesicular texture on both interior and exterior surfaces. <br /><br />A 2 mm-thick weathering rind was noted when PAT91501 was cleaved. The interior is coarse-grained, has a granular texture, and is very green in color.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
USNM Number:
7088
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/399100c54-a18e-431c-9635-90d27d7388b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1032029