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Mount Prestrud 17270
Basic information Name: Mount Prestrud 17270
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: PRE 17270
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 27.7 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 43(1)  (2020)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11460 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2020
Data from:
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Date:2017
Latitude:-86.5374
Longitude:-164.878
Mass (g):27.72
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:A/B
Fayalite (mol%):26
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Magnetic suscept.:2.4
Classifier:SI
Type spec mass (g):27.72
Type spec location:JSC
Main mass:JSC
Finder:ANSMET
Comments:Submitted by AMN
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 43(1) (2020), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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     Recommended::   (86° 32' 15"S, 164° 52' 41"W)

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     This is 1 of 40719 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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