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LaPaz Icefield 04572
Basic information Name: LaPaz Icefield 04572
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAP 04572
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 6.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2007
Writeuphelp
Writeup from AMN 30(2):
Sample No.: LAP 04572
Location: LaPaz Ice Field
Field No.: 17313
Dimensions (cm):   2.5 x 1.5 x 1.0
Weight (g): 6.620
Meteorite Type:

CK5 Chondrite



Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
85% of the exterior of this meteorite has dull black fusion crust. The interior is a medium gray matrix with

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy, Lauren LaCroix and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of poorly-defined chondrules up to 1 mm in a dark matrix of finer-grained silicates, sulfides and magnetite. Silicates are homogeneous. Olivine is Fa36 and orthopyroxene is Fs30. The meteorite is a CK5 chondrite.



Thin Section Images

Plane-Polarized Light
LAP 04572
Reflected Light
LAP 04572
Cross Polarized Light
LAP 04572
LAP04572 - Plane-Polarized LightLAP04572 - Plane-Polarized Light LAP04572 - Reflected Light LAP04572 - Cross Polarized LightLAP04572 - Cross Polarized



Lab Images

LAP 04572

Data from:
  MB94
  Table 4
  Line 119:
Mass (g):6.62
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):36
Ferrosilite (mol%):30
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 30(2) (2007), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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JSC A photo is in the write-up above
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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