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Arches
Basic information Name: Arches
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: United States
Mass:help 534 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5282 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Comments: Revised 9 Apr 2006: Longitude corrected
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 1:
State/Prov/County:Grant, UT
Origin or pseudonym:sandstone cliff
Date:8 Sep 2001
Latitude:38°41.32'N
Longitude:104°35.11'W
Mass (g):534
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25
Classifier:D. Scrader and D. Kring, LPL
Type spec mass (g):70
Type spec location:LPL
Main mass:LPL
Finder:Lee Ferguson
Institutions
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LPL: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 41' 19"N, 109° 35' 7"W)
Note: the MetBase and recommended coordinates are 435 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Utah, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1739 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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