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Lewis Cliff 87241
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 87241
     This is an official name for a relict meteorite. Relict meteorites are composed mostly of terrestrial minerals, but are thought to have once been meteorites. Note: evidence that this was once a meteorite may not have been critically evaluated.
Abbreviation: LEW 87241
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.5 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(1)  (1989)  H-fusion crust
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  H?-fusion crust
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  OC
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  Chondrite-fusion crust    [explanation]

Comments: Field number: 4781
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 3805:
Origin or pseudonym:South Lewis Cliff
Mass (g):0.5
Class:FCr (H?)
Weathering grade:A/B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 12(1) (1989), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 20' 44"S, 161° 18' 38"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 7.4 km apart
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