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Elephant Moraine 14018
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 14018
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 14018
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 5.7 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 645 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Elephant Moraine 14018 (EET 14018)        76°17.125’S, 156°29.040’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Nov 21

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: The section has sharply defined chondrules (average size of ~0.6 mm) with some glassy mesostasis. Metal abundance is ~4 vol%.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa0.5-27.1; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs4.9-29.4Wo0.2-4.0.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Elephant Moraine
Date:2014 Nov 21
Latitude:76°17.125'S
Longitude:156°29.040'E
Mass (g):5.7
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.3±9.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.9±7.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±1.1
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, and H. Kim
Type spec mass (g):5.7
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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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 17' 8"S, 156° 29' 2"E)

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     This is 1 of 38431 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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