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Lewis Cliff 88590
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 88590
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 88590
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 11.8 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 15(1)  (1992)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 5314
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 4433:
Origin or pseudonym:Lower Ice Tongue
Mass (g):11.8
Class:L4
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):18-21
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(1) (1992), 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' 4"S, 161° 24' 49"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5.2 km apart

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