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LaPaz Icefield 04614
Basic information Name: LaPaz Icefield 04614
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAP 04614
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 5.7 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  H-imp melt
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  H (Imp melt)
Recommended:  H-imp melt    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H-imp melt.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2007
Writeuphelp
Writeup from AMN 30(2):
Sample No.: LAP 04614; LAP 04745
Location: LaPaz Ice Field
Field No.: 17004; 17443
Dimensions (cm):   2.0 x 1.5 x 1.5; 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.0
Weight (g): 5.653; 3.225
Meteorite Type:

H chondrite (Impact Melt)



Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
The exteriors range from brown with fractures to brown with iridescent oxidation haloes. The rust colored, non-descript interiors are brittle and have a high metal content.

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy, Lauren LaCroix and Linda Welzenbach
These meteorites consist of a fine-grained, melt-textured matrix of olivine (Fa19) and pyroxene (Fs17) with irregular blebs of metal with rimming sulfide. They are H chondrite impact melts and likely paired with LAP 02240.



Thin Section Images

Reflected Light
LAP04614
LAP04614 - Reflected Light



Lab Images

LAP 04614; LAP  04745

Data from:
  MB94
  Table 4
  Line 161:
Mass (g):5.653
Class:H (Imp melt)
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 30(2) (2007), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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JSC A photo is in the write-up above
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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