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Lewis Cliff 87003
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 87003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 87003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.1 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 11(2)  (1988)  C2
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  CM2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  CM2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 541 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Field number: 4631
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Writeup from AMN 11(2):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 3581:
Origin or pseudonym:South Lewis Cliff
Mass (g):2.1
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0-39
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-5
Comments:87001 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 11(2) (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° 20' 38"S, 161° 22' 32"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 7.5 km apart

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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