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Pecora Escarpment 01012
Basic information Name: Pecora Escarpment 01012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PCA 01012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Planetary Studies Foundation (US)]
Mass:help 7.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 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)
Comments: Approved 9 Dec 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1755:
Origin or pseudonym:Pecora Escarpment
Date:2002 Jan 17
Latitude:85°41.400'S
Longitude:68°50.380'W
Mass (g):7.5
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5-21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):7.5
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Finder:E. Tilenius
Comments:Sparse chondrules; cpx Fs7.1-8.6Wo45.6-44.0; 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' 24"S, 68° 50' 23"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 41594 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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