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-- List of Antarctic Lunar Meteorite Finds --

Nr.

Meteorite

Year

Country

Type

TKW in g

NCC¹ in g

01

ALH A81005

1982

Antarctica

LUN A

31.40

na

02

EET 87521
EET 96008

1987
1996

Antarctica

LUN M

30.70
53.00

na

03

GRA 06157

2006

Antarctica

LUN A

0.79

na

04

LAP 02205
LAP 02224
LAP 02226
LAP 02436
LAP 03632
LAP 04841

2002
2002
2002
2002
2003
2004

Antarctica

LUN B

1,226.30
252.50
244.10
58.97
92.57
55.99

na

05

LAR 06638

2006

Antarctica

LUN M

5.29

na

06

MAC 88104
MAC 88105

1989
1989

Antarctica

LUN A

61.20
662.50

na

07

MET 01210

2001

Antarctica

LUN M

22.83

na

08

MIL 05035

2005

Antarctica

LUN B

142.22

na

09

MIL 07006

2007

Antarctica

LUN A

1.37

na

10a

MIL 090034

2009

Antarctica

LUN A

195.56

na

10b

MIL 090070
MIL 090075

2009

Antarctica

LUN A

137.46
143.52

na

11

MIL 090036

2009

Antarctica

LUN A

244.83

na

12

PCA 02007

2003

Antarctica

LUN A

22.37

na

13

QUE 93069
QUE 94269

1993
1994

Antarctica

LUN A

21.40
3.20

na

14

QUE 94281

1994

Antarctica

LUN M

23.40

na

15

Asuka 881757

1988

Antarctica

LUN B

442.10

na

16

Yamato 791197

1979

Antarctica

LUN A

52.40

na

17

Yamato 793169

1979

Antarctica

LUN B

6.10

na

18

Yamato 793274
Yamato 981031

1980
1998

Antarctica

LUN M

8.70
186.00

na

19

Yamato 82192
Yamato 82193
Yamato 86032

1982
1982
1986

Antarctica

LUN A

36.70
27.00
648.40

na

20

Yamato 983885

1999

Antarctica

LUN M

289.71

na

21

"YA1153" (Yanai)³

<2000

Antarctica

LUN A

??.??

na

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abbr.:

              LUN A - lunar anorthositic (feldspathic) breccia;
              LUN B - lunar mare basalt or gabbro, basaltic or gabbroic breccia;
              LUN M - mingled breccia (basaltic, and anorthositic clasts);
              LUN K - lunar KREEP basalt, or KREEP-rich mafic breccia.

Antarctic Find Location Codes:

              ALH = Allan Hills;
              EET
= Elephant Moraine;
              GRA
= Graves Nunataks;
              LAP
= LaPaz Icefield;
              LAR
= Larkman Nunatak;
              MAC
= MacAlpine Hills;
              MET
= Meteorite Hills;
              MIL
= Miller Range;
              PCA
= Pecora Escarpment;
              QUE
= Queen Alexandra Range;
              Yamato
= Yamato Mountains.

Maps:
              ANSMET Locations (US Expeditions)
              NIPR Locations (Japanese Expeditions)

¹ Specific weights of the reference samples in the Norbert Classen Collection (NCC). Click on NCC specimen weight to load up a high-resolution photo of the respective collection sample.
² These meteorites have been classified and named, but not yet been published in the Meteoritical Bulletin (up to MetBull #100, provisional version). Their status has to be considered as provisional.
³ These meteorites have been classified, but not yet been officially named, nor published in the Meteoritical Bulletin (up to MetBull #100, provisional version). They are not official.
 

Last update: February 11, 2012

 

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Lunar Meteorite Allan Hills 81005 - Main Mass

The First Lunar - Allan Hills 81005

© ANSMET/NASA


Lunar Meteorite Elephant Moraine 96008 - Main Mass

Lunar Meteorite EET 96008

© ANSMET/NASA


Antarctic Mini-Lunar GRA 06157 - Main Mass

Antarctic Mini-Lunar GRA 06157

© ANSMET/NASA


Antarctic Lunar LAR 06638 - Main Mass

Antarctic Lunar Rock LAR 06638

© ANSMET/NASA


Antarctic Lunar Gabbro MIL 05035 - Main Mass

 Lunar Mare Gabbro MIL 05035

© ANSMET/NASA


Antarctic Lunar Yamato 791197 - Main Mass

 Lunar Meteorite Yamato 791197

© NIPR/AMRC


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