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Elephant Moraine 90048
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 90048
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 90048
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 12.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 15(1)  (1992)  C4
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  CK5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CK5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 158 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
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 2081:
Origin or pseudonym:Texas Bowl
Mass (g):12.4
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:Be
Fayalite (mol%):31
Comments:87507 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(1) (1992), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 17' 10"S, 156° 27' 47"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 21.9 km apart

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