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Queen Alexandra Range 93050
Basic information Name: Queen Alexandra Range 93050
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: QUE 93050
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 145 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 18(1)  (1995)  LL4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 79  (1996)  LL4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 368 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 7659
Data from:
  MB79
  Table 2
  Line 616:
Origin or pseudonym:Mare Meteoriticus
Mass (g):145
Class:LL4
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):28
Ferrosilite (mol%):21-25
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 18(1) (1995), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 79, MAPS 31, A161-A174 (1996)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84°S, 168°E)
     Recommended::   (84° 34' 19"S, 162° 8' 22"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 91.2 km apart

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