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Elephant Moraine 14068
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 14068
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 14068
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 185.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 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 26 May 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Elephant Moraine 14068 (EET 14068)        76°14.940’S, 156°36.855’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Dec 12

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

Petrography: The section consists of a few small chondrules (~30 vol %, up to 1.5 mm in diameter, the average size of chondrule is ~300 μm), and matrix (~70 vol%). Fe-Ni metal is very rare (<0.1 vol%). The section has abundant hydrated materials, mainly serpentine.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa0.5-35.9; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs0.8-5.5Wo0.6-2.7.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Elephant Moraine
Date:2014 Dec 12
Latitude:76°14.940'S
Longitude:156°36.855'E
Mass (g):185.6
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Fayalite (mol%):8.4±13.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.7±1.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.9
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, and H. Kim
Type spec mass (g):185.6
Type spec location:KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:S. Park
Comments:Submitted by C. Park, KOPRI
Institutions
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KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Changkun Park   
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 14' 56"S, 156° 36' 51"E)

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