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LaPaz Icefield 04751
Basic information Name: LaPaz Icefield 04751
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAP 04751
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 2.8 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(1)  (2007)  H-imp melt
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  H-imp melt
Recommended:  H-imp melt    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H-imp melt.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Feb 2007
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Writeup from AMN 30(1):
Sample No.: LAP 04751
Location: LaPaz Ice Field
Field No.: 17426
Dimensions (cm):   1.5x1.0x1.0
Weight (g): 2.810
Meteorite Type: H Chondrite (Impact Melt)


Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
100% brown/black fusion crust with oxidation haloes covers the exterior surface of this ordinary chondrite. The interior is smooth, brown in color.


Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy and Valerie Reynolds
This H chondrite (Fa19Fs16) is dominated by a melted matrix with rounded metal globules of <100 µm in diameter. Highly-metamorphosed clasts remain at the edge of the section. This small meteorite is an H impact melt breccia.



Thin Section Images

Plane-Polarized
Light LAP 04751
Reflected Light
LAP 04751
LAP 04751 - Plane-Polarized Light LAP 04751 - Reflected Light



Lab Images

LAP 04757

Data from:
  MB92
  Table 3
  Line 290:
Mass (g):2.8
Class:H-IM
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 30(1) (2007), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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JSC A photo is in the write-up above
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)

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