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Lewis Cliff 97224
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 97224
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 97224
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 4.8 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 23(2)  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9637 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 9213
Data from:
  MB85
  Table A1
  Line 136:
Origin or pseudonym:South Walcott Icefield
Mass (g):4.8
Class:H5
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 23(2) (2000), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 25' 20"S, 161° 47' 38"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5 km apart
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 17.4 km apart
Note: the MetBase and recommended coordinates are 17.7 km apart

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