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Pecora Escarpment 01005
Basic information Name: Pecora Escarpment 01005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PCA 01005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 0.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11580 approved meteorites (plus 10 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)
Comments: Approved 9 Dec 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1751:
Origin or pseudonym:Pecora Escarpment
Date:2002 Jan 17
Latitude:85°41.055'S
Longitude:68°47.486'W
Mass (g):0.2
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3-24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1-21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.0
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):0.2
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Finder:R. Garriott
Comments:Rare remnant chondrules; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
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FMNH: Department of Geology The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Nov 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (85° 41' 3"S, 68° 47' 29"W)

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     This is 1 of 40773 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4570 unapproved names)
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