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Elephant Moraine 87544
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 87544
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 87544
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 1499 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(1)  (1989)  LL4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  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)
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1717:
Origin or pseudonym:Meteorite City
Mass (g):1499.4
Class:LL4
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):32
Ferrosilite (mol%):23-30
Comments:NTL=69.1±0.2
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 12(1) (1989), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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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 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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