Some photos of Antarctic meteorites

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Lewis Cliff 88516 (13 g) is a shergottite - a meteorite from Mars.  This meteorite is a good example of why it's important to collect the small ones, even when they aren't very pretty in the field.

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NASA photo S91-37060


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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.

e-mailkorotev@wustl.edu

Last revised24-Aug-2010