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MacKay Glacier 14015
Basic information Name: MacKay Glacier 14015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: MCY 14015
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy]
Mass:help 0.4 g
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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 11 Jun 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:McKay Glacier Icefields
Date:2015 Jan 19
Latitude:77°14.169'S
Longitude:158°05.007'E
Mass (g):0.4
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.5 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1±1.9 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.13
Classifier:A. Fiorelli and L. Folco (DST and UniPi)
Type spec mass (g):0.4
Type spec location:MNA-SI
Main mass:MNA-SI
Finder:Maurizio Gemelli
Comments:Submitted by L. Folco (DST UniPi)
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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     Recommended::   (77° 14' 10"S, 158° 5' 0"E)

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