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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
52.16 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1978
Notes:
# NASA data for RKP 78001 Weathering: C Fracturing: B Pairing: RKP 78001 Fa: 23 mol % Fs: 20 mol % ²⁶Al: 49 ± 3 dpm/kg
A thin, dull black fusion crust covers 2 surfaces of this angular sample. The other surfaces are fracture surfaces and are stained reddish-brown by iron oxidation. Several cracks appear to penetrate the specimen. When the sample was cleaved only a very small amount of unweathered material was observed. This material is grayish in color. No inclusions were discernible.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
Other Numbers:
Original meteorite number : RKPA78001,12
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/378b94096-e1b9-4868-bb07-72e775249300
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_10585704