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Elephant Moraine 14017
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 14017
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 14017
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 11.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 287 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Elephant Moraine 14017 (EET 14017)        76°18.424’S, 156°31.991’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Nov 21

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Petrography: Sharply defined chondrules (~80 vol %, average size of ~0.9mm) with glassy mesostasis are observed. Metal is less than 1 vol%. Aluminum-rich chondrules are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa0.4-53.5; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs1.1-37.1.5Wo0-6.2.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Elephant Moraine
Date:2014 Nov 21
Latitude:76°18.424'S
Longitude:156°31.991'E
Mass (g):11.8
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):13.8±10.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.7±9.8
Wollastonite (mol%):9.2±12.9
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, and H. Kim
Type spec mass (g):11.8
Type spec location:KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:H. Yoo
Comments:Submitted by C. Park, KOPRI
Institutions
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KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 18' 25"S, 156° 31' 59"E)

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     This is 1 of 38180 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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