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Larkman Nunatak 06628
Basic information Name: Larkman Nunatak 06628
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAR 06628
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 27 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(2)  (2008)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 8 Sep 2008
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Writeup from AMN 31(2):
Sample Number LAR 06628
Pairing  
Newsletter 31,2
Location Larkman Nunatak
Field Number 19309
Dimensions 3.75 x 3.0 x 2.75
Weight 27.04
Original Classification CV3 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
10% of the exterior of this carbonaceous chondrite has vesicular black fusion crust with polygonal fractures. The interior is black with evaporites and an oxidation rind. Millimeter sized gray chondrules are visible.
Thin Section (,3) Description - Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section exhibits chondrules (up to 1 mm) and CAIs in a dark matrix. Olivines range from Fa0-3 and pyroxenes from Fs0-1. The meteorite is an unequilibrated carbonaceous chondrite, probably a CV3.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample LAR 06628
LAR06628,3_5x_xpl.jpg  LAR06628,3_2.5x_ppl.jpg  LAR06628,3_5x_ppl.jpg  LAR06628,3_2.5x_xpl.jpg 
lar06628,0,1i.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 278:
Mass (g):27
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:B/CE
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 31(2) (2008), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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