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Mount Walton 03001
Basic information Name: Mount Walton 03001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: WAL 03001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 140.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11692 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 2
  Line 24:
Date:30 Dec 2003
Latitude:72°26'55.2"S
Longitude:160°20'22.9"E
Mass (g):140.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Burroni and L. Folco, MNA-SI; magnetic classification (based on SM30 measurements), P. Rochette, CEREGE and L. Folco MNA-SI according to Rochette et al. (2003)
Main mass:MNA-SI
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 26' 55"S, 160° 20' 23"E)

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     This is 1 of 41594 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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