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MacKay Glacier 14004
Basic information Name: MacKay Glacier 14004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MCY 14004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 2.1 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 526 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

MacKay Glacier 14004 (MCY 14004)        77°14.063’S, 158°03.742’E

Antarctica

Find: 2015 Jan 15

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

Physical characteristics: 2 × 1.5 × 1 cm angular shape, partly fusion crusted, dark colour, small chondrules (~20% vol.) in relief on broken surfaces

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2). Paired with MCY 14001 and MCY 14014.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:McKay Glacier Icefields
Date:2015 Jan 15
Latitude:77°14.063'S
Longitude:158°03.742'E
Mass (g):2.1
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W0
Magnetic suscept.:3.82
Classifier:A.Belluzzo and L. Folco, DST, UniPi
Type spec mass (g):2.1
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:Jacopo Nava
Comments:Pairing group MCY 14014; submitted by L. Folco (DST UniPi)
Institutions
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MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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     Recommended::   (77° 14' 4"S, 158° 3' 45"E)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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