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Elephant Moraine 87806
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 87806
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 87806
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 79.4 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 12(3)  (1989)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  LL5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3151 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:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 1979:
Origin or pseudonym:Main icefield
Mass (g):79.4
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:B
Fayalite (mol%):28
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 12(3) (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° 16' 58"S, 157° 10' 17"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 11.1 km apart

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