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Lewis Cliff 97213
Basic information Name: Lewis Cliff 97213
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LEW 97213
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 82.1 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 23(2)  (2000)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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: 9208
Data from:
  MB85
  Table A1
  Line 125:
Origin or pseudonym:South Walcott Icefield
Mass (g):82.1
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:A/B
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 23(2) (2000), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84° 17'S, 161° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (84° 25' 34"S, 161° 45' 32"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5 km apart
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 17.6 km apart
Note: the MetBase and recommended coordinates are 18 km apart

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