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Lewis Cliff 88799
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 88799
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 88799
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.7 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 16(1)  (1993)  LL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2752 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 5140
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 4625:
Mass (g):2.7
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):28
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 16(1) (1993), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 14' 27"S, 161° 26' 55"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 6.3 km apart

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