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Elephant Moraine 87505
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 87505
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 87505
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 14.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 11(2)  (1988)  Iron w/silicate inclusions
AMN 13(1)  (1990)  IAB-an w/silicate inclusions
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  IAB-an
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB-an
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from AMN 11(2):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1679:
Origin or pseudonym:Meteorite City
Mass (g):14.5
Class:IAB an
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):3
Ferrosilite (mol%):6
Comments:87504 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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Geography:

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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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