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Lewis Cliff 86158
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 86158
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 86158
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 8.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 11(1)  (1988)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L3.2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.2
Recommended:  L3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as L3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Field number: 3248
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Writeup from AMN 11(1):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 3199:
Origin or pseudonym:Lower Ice Tongue
Mass (g):8.6
Class:L3.2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):5-25
Ferrosilite (mol%):5-20
Comments:86127 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 11(1) (1988), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 15' 25"S, 161° 24' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.7 km apart

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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