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Expedition:
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET)  Search this
Weight:
4.245 g
Place:
Antarctica
Collection Date:
1983
Notes:
This specimen has a smoothly curved top surface that meets a flat bottom surface at one side and an irregular narrow surface that is perpendicular to the bottom surface on the opposite side. The rounded surface is 5.5 cm by 2.5 cm, and the side surface is 1.3 cm thick. The shield shaped specimen is completely covered with a reddish-brown coating of terrestrial iron oxides. No remnant fusion crust was visible. The curved surface appears to have been an exposed surface during weathering; wind ablated, polished, and slightly pitted. The other two surfaces are more deeply corroded.
Record Last Modified:
21 Sep 2023
Specimen Count:
1
USNM Number:
USNM 6533
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Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b0a7e118-c2c0-462d-8c3a-266abb08c04d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_13560467