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Lewis Cliff 87285
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 87285
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 87285
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 15(1)  (1992)  E3
AMN 17(1)  (1994)  E3-an
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  E3-an
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  E3-an
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  E3-an
Recommended:  E3-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as E3-an.   [show all]
Search for other: Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 3), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Field number: 4791
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Writeup from AMN 15(1):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 3849:
Origin or pseudonym:South Lewis Cliff
Mass (g):0.5
Class:E3 an
Fayalite (mol%):¾
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-16
Comments:87057 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(1) (1992), 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:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 20' 47"S, 161° 19' 18"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 7.5 km apart

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