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Lewis Cliff 85303
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 85303
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 85303
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 408 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 9(3)  (1986)  Eucrite
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  Eucrite-pmict
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  Eucrite-pmict
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-pmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Field number: 2488
Writeuphelp
Writeup from AMN 9(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 2879:
Origin or pseudonym:Upper Ice Tongue
Mass (g):408
Class:Eu "pm"
Weathering grade:A/B
Ferrosilite (mol%):30-62
Comments:NTL=24±2; 85300 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 9(3) (1986), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 15' 58"S, 161° 22' 40"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 3.8 km apart

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