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Bates Nunataks 00306
Basic information Name: Bates Nunataks 00306
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: BTN 00306
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 67 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 26(1)  (2003)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 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:
  MB87
  Table A1
  Line 6:
Origin or pseudonym:Bates North
Mass (g):66.95
Class:L5
Weathering grade:B/C
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 26(1) (2003), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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     Recommended::   (80° 15'S, 153° 30'E)

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