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Pecora Escarpment 01031
Basic information Name: Pecora Escarpment 01031
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PCA 01031
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 134.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 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:
  MB89
  Table 5
  Line 10:
Date:Jan 2002
Latitude:85°39.211'S
Longitude:68°39.064'W
Mass (g):134.6
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):22
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec location:DuPont
Main mass:DuPont
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 39' 13"S, 68° 39' 4"W)

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