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Elephant Moraine 99453
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 99453
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 99453
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 22 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 24(1)  (2001)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table A1
  Line 73:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):22
Class:L5
Weathering grade:B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 24(1) (2001), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (76° 11'S, 157° 10'E)

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     This is 1 of 39173 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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