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Elephant Moraine 14064
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 14064
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 14064
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 365 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Apr 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Elephant Moraine 14064 (EET 14064)        76°15.224’S, 156°35.422’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Dec 12

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Petrography: The section shows sharply defined chondrules (~70 vol %, average chondrule size of ~0.9mm) with glassy mesostasis. Metal abundance is ~<2 vol%.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa0.6-28.9; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs3.6-23.6Wo0.2-7.2.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Elephant Moraine
Date:2014 Dec 12
Latitude:76°15.224'S
Longitude:156°35.422'E
Mass (g):23.0
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.8±9.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.0±6.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±1.6
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, and H. Kim
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:S. Park
Comments:Submitted by C. Park, KOPRI
Institutions
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KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 15' 13"S, 156° 35' 25"E)

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     This is 1 of 40753 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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