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Elephant Moraine 14053
Basic information Name: Elephant Moraine 14053
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: EET 14053
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Antarctica [Collected by Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 252 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 499 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Elephant Moraine 14053 (EET 14053)        76°17.138’S, 156°35.726’E

Antarctica

Find: 2014 Dec 12

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: The section consists of large olivine (up to ~2 mm) and low-Ca pyroxene (up to ~2 mm), and dark interstitial materials including carbon, metal, and sulfides. The high CaO contents (0.24~0.32 wt%) in olivine are observed.

Geochemistry: Olivine is Fa4.2-15.3; low-Ca pyroxene is Fs12.5-13.2Wo4.1-4.6.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Elephant Moraine
Date:2014 Dec 12
Latitude:76°17.138'S
Longitude:156°35.726'E
Mass (g):252.3
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):14.9±0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.8±0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):4.3±0.2
Classifier:C. Park, S. Y. Park, and H. Kim
Type spec mass (g):252.3
Type spec location:KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:H. Yoo
Comments:Submitted by C. Park, KOPRI
Institutions
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KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Changkun Park         
Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (76° 17' 8"S, 156° 35' 44"E)

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     This is 1 of 38940 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 5051 unapproved names)
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