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Mount Wisting 17261
Basic information Name: Mount Wisting 17261
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: WSG 17261
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 184 g
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Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8266 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Mar 2021
Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2017
Latitude:-86.5039
Longitude:-165.618
Mass (g):184.04
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:A/Be
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):184.04
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:EMPA; 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 44(1) (2021), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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     Recommended::   (86° 30' 14"S, 165° 37' 5"W)

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     This is 1 of 43332 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 3802 unapproved names)
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