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MacKay Glacier 05245
Basic information Name: MacKay Glacier 05245
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MCY 05245
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1.3 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 29(2)  (2006)  CM2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 541 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
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Writeup from AMN 29(2):
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  MB92
  Table 3
  Line 707:
Mass (g):1.3
Class:CM2
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):0-40
Ferrosilite (mol%):3
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 29(2) (2006), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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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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