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Larkman Nunatak 04369
Basic information Name: Larkman Nunatak 04369
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAR 04369
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 0.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 30(2)  (2007)  H metal
Recommended:  H-metal    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as H-metal.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Metal-rich meteorites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Aug 2007
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Writeup from AMN 30(2):
Sample No.: LAR 04369
Location: Larkman Nunatak
Field No.: 15569
Dimensions (cm):   1.0 x 0.5 x 0.25
Weight (g): 0.635
Meteorite Type:

H Metal



Macroscopic Description: Kathleen McBride
This meteorite has no fusion crust and a rusty interior.

Thin Section (,2) Description: Tim McCoy, Lauren LaCroix and Linda Welzenbach
The section, which measures 6 x 10 mm, consists of a single kamacite with an α2 structure enclosing an ~1.5 x 3 mm clast of chondritic mineralogy. Within the clast, olivine is Fa19 and orthopyroxene is Fs17. The meteorite is probably a metal particle from an H chondrite.



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LAR 04369
Reflected Light
LAR 04369
LAR04369 - PReflected Light LAR04369 - Reflected Light



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LAR 04369

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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 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)

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