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LaPaz Icefield 10030
Basic information Name: LaPaz Icefield 10030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAP 10030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 50.8 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 34(2)  (2011)  CK5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Sep 2011
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Writeup from AMN 34(2):
Sample Number LAP 10030
Newsletter 34,2
Location LaPaz Icefield
Field Number 22310
Dimensions 4.0 x 3.6 x 2.5
Weight 50.753
Original Classification CK5 Chondrite
Macroscopic Description - Cecilia Satterwhite
75% of the exterior has fractured brown/black fusion crust. Areas devoid of fusion crust reveal a gray matrix. This interior is gray with abundant darker inclusions; some have a crystalline appearance.
Thin Section (,2) Description - Cari Corrigan, Linda Welzenbach and Nicole Lunning
The section consists of large (up to 2 mm), poorly-defined chondrules in a matrix of light colored coarser-grained silicates, sulfides and abundant magnetite. The meteorite is slightly weathered. Olivine is Fa34. The meteorite is a CK5 chondrite.
Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample LAP 10030
Lab Photo of Sample LAP 10030 Showing Post-processing View  Lab Photo of Sample LAP 10030 Showing Bottom View  Lab Photo of Sample LAP 10030 Showing East View  Lab Photo of Sample LAP 10030 Showing North View 
Lab Photo of Sample LAP 10030 Showing South View  Lab Photo of Sample LAP 10030 Showing West View 
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 553:
Date:2010
Mass (g):50.8
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):35
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):50.8
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
Institutions
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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 34(2) (2011), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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