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Elephant Moraine 87823
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 87823
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 87823
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 95.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(3)  (1989)  H3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  H3.9
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from AMN 12(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1996:
Origin or pseudonym:Meteorite City
Mass (g):95.4
Class:H3.9
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):13-17
Ferrosilite (mol%):11-15
Comments:87726 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 12(3) (1989), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)

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