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Queen Alexandra Range 99861
Basic information Name: Queen Alexandra Range 99861
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: QUE 99861
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 3.2 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5-6
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 25(2)  (2002)  LL5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5/6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  LL5-6
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 33(1)  (2010)  LL5/6
Recommended:  LL5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites classified as LL5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 12518
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 4
  Line 439:
Mass (g):3.2
Class:LL5-6
Weathering grade:A/B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 25(2) (2002), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84°S, 168°E)
     Recommended::   (84° 38' 12"S, 161° 26' 28"E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 101.4 km apart

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     This is 1 of 38937 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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