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Larkman Nunatak 12279
Basic information Name: Larkman Nunatak 12279
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAR 12279
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 76.9 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 40(1)  (2017)  EL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 116 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 25 Feb 2017
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Writeup from AMN 40(1):
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Date:2012
Mass (g):76.9
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Weathering grade:A/B
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-1
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):76.9
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 40(1) (2017), JSC, Houston
Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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