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Patuxent Range 91500
Basic information Name: Patuxent Range 91500
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PAT 91500
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 16.54 kg
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 15(2)  (1992)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 4784:
Origin or pseudonym:Lekander Nunatak
Mass (g):16540.6
Class:L5
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Comments:NTL=0.1±0.1
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(2) (1992), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 43'S, 64° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (85° 4' 27"S, 64° 27' 57"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 39.9 km apart

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