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Mount Baldr A76001   contributed by Paul Swartz, IMCA 5204   MetBul Link

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4.2 grams. 22 mm.   H6

TKW 4.11 kg. Fall not observed. Found 15 December 1976, West of Mt. Baldr, upper Wright Valley, Victoria Land, Antarctica.

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Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).

Two stones were found by the U.S.-Japan Joint Expedition to Antarctica during the 1976-1977 season, on blue ice. They weighed 13.782 kg and 4.108 kg respectively and were found 700 m apart.

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Bernd Pauli
 5/28/2017 12:41:20 PM
Olsen et al., classified the two stones as H6, but Yanai, Miyamoto, and Takeda (1978) classified Mt. Baldr (a) as H4-5 and Mt. Baldr (b) as H5-6.
Jansen Lyons
 5/28/2017 11:09:04 AM
Great fusion crust!

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