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Elephant Moraine 87847
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 87847
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 87847
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 32.9 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(3)  (1989)  C2
AMN 13(1)  (1990)  CR2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  CR2
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CR2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
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Writeup from AMN 12(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 2020:
Origin or pseudonym:Northern Ice Patch
Mass (g):32.9
Class:CR2
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-4
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-3
Comments:87711 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 12(3) (1989), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 2' 44"S, 156° 4' 38"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 33 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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