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MacKay Glacier 14016
Basic information Name: MacKay Glacier 14016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MCY 14016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 0.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11692 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Jun 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:McKay Glacier Icefields
Date:2015 Jan 19
Latitude:77°13.943'S
Longitude:158°03.711'E
Mass (g):0.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22±0.5 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.5±0.5 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.47
Classifier:A. Fiorelli and L. Folco (DST and UniPi)
Type spec mass (g):0.3
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:Maurizio Gemelli
Comments: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 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (77° 13' 57"S, 158° 3' 43"E)

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