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LaPaz Icefield 02229
Basic information Name: LaPaz Icefield 02229
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAP 02229
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 252 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 27(1)  (2004)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table A1
  Line 19:
Mass (g):252.4
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%): -
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 27(1) (2004), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Antarctica
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     Recommended::   (86° 22'S, 70° 0'W)

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