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Wisconsin Range 90300
Basic information Name: Wisconsin Range 90300
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: WIS 90300
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 338 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 15(1)  (1992)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  L/LL5?
Recommended:  L/LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as L/LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 3 Nov 2008: Reclassified in AMN 30(2)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 5506:
Origin or pseudonym:Spear Nunatak
Mass (g):338.1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):26
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Comments:NTL=197.1±0.1
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(1) (1992), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 45'S, 125° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (84° 45'S, 125° 0'W)

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