The ALHA 77005 Meteorite
Exterior view of ALHA 77005 showing small patches of fusion crust.
Photo courtesy of Johnson Space Center
Meteorite: ALHA 77005
Location: Allan Hills, Antarctica
Found: December 29, 1977
Type: Shergottite (SNC)
This meteorite was the 5th one found in 1977 at Allan Hills in the
Interior sawn surface of ALHA 77005 showing its coarse-grained igneoius texture.
Photo courtesy of Johnson Space Center.
Photo of Dr. K Yanai holding a piece of ALHA 77005
Photo courtesy of Kitty Kilgore
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