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Queen Alexandra Range 90243
Basic information Name: Queen Alexandra Range 90243
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: QUE 90243
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 246 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 15(1)  (1992)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 76  (1994)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7126 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Field number: 6128
Data from:
  MB76
  Table 2
  Line 5331:
Origin or pseudonym:Goodwin Nunataks Icefields
Mass (g):245.9
Class:L5
Weathering grade:A/B
Comments:NTL=7.1±0.1; 90201 pairing group
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 15(1) (1992), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 76, Meteoritics 29, 100-143 (1994)
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Geography:

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Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (84°S, 168°E)
     Recommended::   (84° 36' 39"S, 162° 9' 3"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 94 km apart

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