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Larkman Nunatak 06719
Basic information Name: Larkman Nunatak 06719
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LAR 06719
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Antarctica [Collected by US Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET)]
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter:  AMN 31(2)  (2008)  Ureilite
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 584 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 8 Sep 2008
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Writeup from AMN 31(2):
Sample Number LAR 06719
Pairing  
Newsletter 31,2
Location Larkman Nunatak
Field Number 19754
Dimensions 2.5 x 2.0 x 1.5
Weight 15.272
Original Classification Ureilite
Macroscopic Description - Kathleen McBride
40% of this achondrite’s exterior is covered with vesicular black fusion crust with polygonal fractures. The interior is a rusty matrix with clear and dark glassy inclusions. The meteorite is friable and has evaporites.
Thin Section (,6) Description - Tim McCoy and Linda Welzenbach
The section consists of an aggregate of large olivine and pyroxene grains up to 2 mm across. Individual olivine grains are rimmed by carbon-rich material containing traces of metal. Olivine is Fa16-20 and pigeonite is Fs1-15 Wo3-9. The meteorite is a ureilite.

Antarctic Meteorite Images for Sample LAR 06719
LAR06719,6_5x_xpl.jpg  LAR06719,6_2.5x_xpl.jpg  LAR06719,6_5x_ppl_1.jpg  LAR06719,6_5x_ppl.jpg 
LAR06719,6_2.5x_ppl.jpg  lar06719,0e.jpg  lar06719,0n.jpg  lar06719,0s.jpg 
lar06719,0,1,3.jpg  lar06719,0w.jpg 
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 5
  Line 357:
Mass (g):15.3
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:B/CE
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References: Published in Antarctic Meteorite Newsletter 31(2) (2008), JSC, Houston
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Antarctica
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40773 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4570 unapproved names)

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