Some photos of Antarctic meteorites

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Lewis Cliff 90500, from the 1990-91 season, is a 295-g carbonaceous (C2) chondrite.   Note that most of the fusion crust as been worn off.

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NASA photo S91-39559 - Thanks to Robbie Score for selecting and providing the NASA photos.


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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.

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Last revised24-Aug-2010