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Elephant Moraine 87717
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 87717
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 87717
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 27.2 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 11(2)  (1988)  Ureilite
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  Ureilite-augite-bearing
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  Ureilite-augite-bearing
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from AMN 11(2):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1890:
Origin or pseudonym:Meteorite City
Mass (g):27.2
Class:Ur "aug"
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):10-15
Ferrosilite (mol%):12
Comments:NTL=3.8±0.7; 87511 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 11(2) (1988), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)

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