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Elephant Moraine 16168
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 16168
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 16168
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.72 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 43(1)  (2020)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 79 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2020
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Writeup from AMN 43(1):






Data from:
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Date:2016
Latitude:-76.2528
Longitude:156.364
Mass (g):2.72
Pieces:1
Class:Acapulcoite
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):7
Ferrosilite (mol%):3-8
Magnetic suscept.:5.17
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):2.72
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 43(1) (2020), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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     Recommended::   (76° 15' 10"S, 156° 21' 50"E)

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     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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