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Larkman Nunatak 06867
Basic information Name: Larkman Nunatak 06867
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAR 06867
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 6.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(1)  (2008)  CV3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 542 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 17 Feb 2008
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Writeup from AMN 31(1):
Sample No.: LAR 06867
Location: Larkman Nunatak
Field No.: 19514
Dimensions (cm):   2.0 x 2.0 x 1.25
Weight (g): 6.545
Meteorite Type:

CV3 Chondrite

Pairing:


Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
30% black thin fusion crust is on the exterior. The interior is rusty brown with metal and light colored inclusions/chondrules.

 

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy, Linda Welzenbach and Cari Corrigan
This small section exhibits large chondrules (up to 3 mm) and a few CAIs in a dark matrix. Olivines range from Fa1-4 and pyroxene is Fs1, although few grains were measured. The meteorite is a CV3 chondrite.


Thin Section Images

Plane-Polarized
Light LAR 06867
Cross-Polarized
Light LAR 06867
LAR 06867 - Plane-Polarized
LAR 06867 - Cross-Polarized



Lab Images

North View
LAR 06867
LAR 06867 - North View

Data from:
  MB94
  Table 4
  Line 778:
Mass (g):6.5
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):1-4
Ferrosilite (mol%):1
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 31(1) (2008), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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