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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
6.744 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1982
Notes:
# NASA data for EET 82603 Weathering: Be Fracturing: A Fa: 19 mol % Fs: 17 mol %
The specimen is nearly completely covered with black polygonally fractured fusion crust. White salt-deposit occurs on four of the six sides and is quite thick in some places. Most of the deposit formed while the sample was drying in the gaseous nitrogen. This deposit is available for allocations. EET82603 was difficult to chip, therefore the piece selected for thin section is probably more weathered than other parts of the meteorite. A weathering rind of salt-deposit was exposed. The interior matrix is gray with large areas of having a dark gray to deep reddish-brown color. Extensive weathering has occurred along internal cracks.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
USNM Number:
USNM 7084
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ba6c4de4-9843-4663-a15a-0629cf4e562d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1031545