Tagish Lake Meteorite

Tagish Lake is the official name for this meteorite and it does not have an official abbreviation. Tagish Lake was an observed fall in Canada in the year 2000 and has the meteorite classification of C2-ung. The total know weight is 10,000 grams.

Official Name:

Tagish Lake












10,000 grams


- Meteoritical Bulletin 84 - MAPS 35 - Mittlefehldt, David W. : "Geochemistry of the ungrouped carbonaceous chondrite Tagish Lake, the anomalous CM chondrite Bells, and comparison with CI and CM chondrites", Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 37, p. 703-712, 2002 Brown, Peter, G. and others (2000) The fall, recovery, orbit, and composition of the Tagish Lake meteorite: a new type of carbonaceous chondrite, Science, v. 290, p. 320-325. Friedrich, J.M., Wang M-S., and Lipschutz, M.E. : "Comparison of the trace element composition of Tagish Lake with other primitive carbonaceous chondrites", Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 37, p.677-686, 2002 Grady, Monica M. and others : "Light element geochemistry of the Tagish Lake CI2 chondrite: comparison with CI1 and CM2 meteorites", Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 37, p.713-735, 2002 Hiroi T., Zolensky, M.E., and Pieters, C.M. : "The Tagish Lake meteorite: A possible sample from a D-type asteroid", Science, v.293, p. 2234-2236, 2001 Zolensky, M.E. and others : "Mineralogy of Tagish Lake: an ungrouped type 2 carbonaceous chondrite", Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 37, p. 737-761, 2002

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