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Elephant Moraine 16189
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 16189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 16189
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1.36 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 43(1)  (2020)  LL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 109  (2021)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2944 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2020
Data from:
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Date:2016
Latitude:-76.2548
Longitude:156.345
Mass (g):1.36
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):29
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):1.36
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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JSC: Mailcode XI, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Jul 2022)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 43(1) (2020), JSC, Houston
Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F. M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Bullock E., Chennaoui Aoudjehane H., Debaille V., D’Orazio M., Komatsu M., Miao B. and Schrader D. L. (2021) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 109. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 56, 1626–1630.
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     Recommended::   (76° 15' 17"S, 156° 20' 42"E)

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     This is 1 of 44586 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3805 unapproved names)
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