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Lewis Cliff 86417
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 86417
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 86417
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1.6 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 11(2)  (1988)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L3.5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.5
Recommended:  L3.5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 95 approved meteorites classified as L3.5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Field number: 3492
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Writeup from AMN 11(2):
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 3450:
Origin or pseudonym:Lower Ice Tongue
Mass (g):1.6
Class:L3.5
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):1-22
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-24
Comments:86127 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 11(2) (1988), 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' 21"S, 161° 26' 51"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.1 km apart

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