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MacKay Glacier 14006
Basic information Name: MacKay Glacier 14006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MCY 14006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 15.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  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: Approved 13 Mar 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2015 Jan 17
Latitude:77°13.645'S
Longitude:158°09.197'E
Mass (g):15.7
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.6±1.0 (N=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.4±1.2 (N=8)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:F. Focacci, M. Gemelli, DST-PI
Type spec mass (g):15.7
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:Maurizio Gemelli
Comments:3 x 2 x 1.5 cm irregualar shape stone, 60% crusted with bleached haloes, brown oxidised interior; submitted by F.Focacci M. Gemelli, (DST-PI)
Institutions
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DST-PI: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, Via S. Maria 53, 56126 Pisa, Italy (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (77° 13' 39"S, 158° 9' 12"E)

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