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Elephant Moraine 90247
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 90247
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 90247
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 37.1 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 15(2)  (1992)  C4
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  LL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2816 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from AMN 15(2):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 2279:
Origin or pseudonym:Texas Bowl
Mass (g):37.1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):29
Ferrosilite (mol%):¾
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(2) (1992), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 17' 43"S, 156° 27' 45"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 22.5 km apart

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     This is 1 of 40849 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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