Some photos of Antarctic meteorites

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Only one previous ANSMET field party had been to the MacAlpine Hills, for a reconnaissance in 1987.  Thus, the MAC meteorites were much bigger than the LEW meteorites.  This is one of 4 meteorites that weighed between 4 and 7 kg.

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Photo by Randy Korotev

Prepared by:

Randy L. Korotev

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis

Please don't contact me about the meteorite you think you’ve found until you read this and this.

Last revised24-Aug-2010