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Allan Hills 84008 meteorite (ALH 84008), Allan Hills, Victoria Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarcticai
Regional Level Types
Allan Hills 84008 meteorite (ALH 84008)Meteorite Fall Location
Allan HillsGroup of Hills
Victoria LandRegion
Eastern AntarcticaRegion
AntarcticaContinent

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
76° 52' 56'' South , 158° 34' 45'' East
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Aubrite meteorite. 302 g.
Probably Paired with ALH84007, 706 g.

Regions containing this locality

Antarctic PlateTectonic Plate
Antarctic MeteoritesGroup of Meteorite Fall Locations

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Meteorite/Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Djerfisherite
Formula: K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: bersite, troilite, daubreelite, and djerfisherite
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: bersite, troilite, daubreelite, and djerfisherite
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Reference: bersite, troilite, daubreelite, and djerfisherite
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Schreibersite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Schreibersite1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Djerfisherite2.FC.05K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Geikielite4.CB.05MgTiO3
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4

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
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Chlor-sulfides
Djerfisherite2.15.2.1K6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Iron-Fe
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
MgMagnesium
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
SSulfur
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
S AlabanditeMnS
S TroiliteFeS
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
ClChlorine
Cl DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
KPotassium
K DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
CaCalcium
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
CrChromium
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl
CuCopper
Cu DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl

References

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Marvin, U. & MacPherson, G. (Eds.) (1985) Comprehensive Listing of Meteorites: Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 8 (2), 6-7. (Aug 1985)
Rosenshein, E. B., Ivanova, M. A., Dickinson, T. L., McCoy, T. J., Lauretta, D. S., Guan, Y., (2006) Oxide-bearing and FeO-rich clasts in aubrites. Meteoritics, vol. 41, Issue 4, p.495-503


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