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Lewis Cliff 86105
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 86105
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 86105
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 6.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 13(3)  (1990)  H3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  H3
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 19(1)  (1996)  L3.4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.4
Recommended:  L3.4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Field number: 3016
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Writeup from AMN 13(3):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 3147:
Origin or pseudonym:Lower Ice Tongue
Mass (g):6.4
Class:H3
Weathering grade:C
Fayalite (mol%):1-50
Ferrosilite (mol%):1-32
Comments:86102 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 13(3) (1990), 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° 15' 37"S, 161° 22' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.2 km apart

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