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Elephant Moraine 14007
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 14007
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 14007
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 11.4 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 147 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 26 May 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Elephant Moraine 14007 (EET 14007)        76°17.213’S, 156°26.081’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Nov 16

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

Petrography: The section consists of high abundance of recrystallized matrix. Complete absence of FeNi-metal. Cr-bearing magnetite is dominant.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa29.5-30.0; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs25.1-26.3Wo0.6; plagioclase is An42-71.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Elephant Moraine
Date:2014 Nov 16
Latitude:76°17.213'S
Longitude:156°26.081'E
Mass (g):11.4
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Fayalite (mol%):29.8±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.5±0.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.04
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, and H. Kim
Type spec mass (g):11.4
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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Changkun Park   
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 17' 13"S, 156° 26' 5"E)

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