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Hadley Rille meteorite, Apollo 15 landing site area, Palus Putredinis, Mare Imbrium, The Moon

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Latitude & Longitude: 26° 26' 0'' North , 3° 39' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 26.43333,3.65556
GeoHash:G#: shdw7hjck
Locality type:Meteorite Fall Location
Meteorite Class:EH chondrite meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class:EH
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database


Enstatite chondrite.

Discovered on the Moon at coordinates 26° 26' 0" N, 3° 39' 20" E, during the Apollo 15 mission in 1971. It was the second meteorite to be discovered on a solar system body other than the Earth. The first was the Bench Crater meteorite, discovered in 1969.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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8 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
'EH chondrite meteorite'
Reference: Meteoritical Society Database
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Niningerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Meteoritical Bulletin, 81: July 1997

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Iron'1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Daubréelite'2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Niningerite2.CD.10(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Enstatite'9.DA.05MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'EH chondrite meteorite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'EH chondrite meteorite'-
Iron-Fe
Niningerite-(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
S TroiliteFeS
CrChromium
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
FeIron
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe IronFe
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe TroiliteFeS
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P

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