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Scott Glacier 06041
Basic information Name: Scott Glacier 06041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SCO 06041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 45.2 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  Eucrite-br
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  Eu “br”
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 165 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2007
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Writeup from AMN 30(2):
Sample No.: SCO 06041
Location: Scott Glacier
Field No.: 17702
Dimensions (cm):   5.0 x 3.0 x 2.0
Weight (g): 45.154
Meteorite Type:

Eucrite (Brecciated)



Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
100% black, glassy fusion crust covers the exterior surface. The interior is a light gray matrix with darker gray clasts. Smaller inclusions of white, black and various shades of gray are visible.

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy, Lauren LaCroix and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of rare coarse-grained basaltic clasts up to 2 mm in a comminuted matrix of plagioclase and pyroxene. Pyroxene is commonly twinned with orthopyroxene (Fs49Wo2) containing lamellae of augite (Fs19Wo45). Fe/Mn in pyroxene is ~30. Plagioclase is An82-90. The meteorite is a brecciated eucrite.



Thin Section Images

Plane-Polarized
Light SCO 06041
Cross Polarized Light
SCO 06041
SCO06041 - Plane-Polarized LightSCO06041 - Plane-Polarized Light SCO06041 - Cross Polarized LightSCO06041 - Cross Polarized Light



Lab Images

SCO 06041

Data from:
  MB94
  Table 4
  Line 385:
Mass (g):45.154
Class:Eu “br”
Weathering grade:A
Ferrosilite (mol%):49
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 30(2) (2007), 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 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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