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MacAlpine Hills 88105 lunar meteorite (MAC 88105), Transantarctic Mts, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 84° 13' South , 160° 30' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -84.21667,160.50000
GeoHash:G#: p940ukbd3
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:Anorthositic Lunar meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:Lunar (anorth)
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:EF : Ice cap climate


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Antarctic Meteorites

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9 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
'Anorthosite'
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
'Anorthositic Lunar meteorite'
Reference: Meteoritical Society Database
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
'Basalt'
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
'Quartz-monzodiorite'
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Tranquillityite
Formula: (Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Ulvöspinel
Formula: TiFe2O4
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Whitlockite
Formula: Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Semenova, A. S., Nazarov, M. A., & Guseva, E. V. (1992, March). Lunar Meteorite MAC 88105: Petrology of Igneous Rock Clasts. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 23).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Troilite'2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Ulvöspinel'4.BB.05TiFe2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Whitlockite'8.AC.45Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Pigeonite'9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Tranquillityite'9.AG.90(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Anorthosite'-
'Anorthositic Lunar meteorite'-
'Basalt'-
'Quartz-monzodiorite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Ulvöspinel7.2.5.2TiFe2O4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Whitlockite38.3.4.1Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Tranquillityite78.7.16.1(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Anorthosite'-
'Anorthositic Lunar meteorite'-
'Basalt'-
'Quartz-monzodiorite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
OOxygen
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
O UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
O WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Ca WhitlockiteCa9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Ti UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe UlvöspinelTiFe2O4
YYttrium
Y Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
ZrZirconium
Zr Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3191717
Mesozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kirpatrick Basalt

Comments: Transantarctic Mountains

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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