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Lewis Cliff 93851
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 93851
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 93851
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 4.9 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 18(1)  (1995)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 79  (1996)  LL5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 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)
Comments: Field number: 10339
Data from:
  MB79
  Table 2
  Line 442:
Origin or pseudonym:Lower Ice Tongue
Mass (g):4.9
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):28
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
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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° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 14' 8"S, 161° 26' 23"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 6.7 km apart

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