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San Bernardino Wash
Basic information Name: San Bernardino Wash
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: United States
Mass:help 258 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5235 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: Approved 28 Feb 2012
Revised 8 Mar 2012: updated mass
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 100:

San Bernardino Wash        34°0’2"N, 115°43’47"W

California, USA

Found: 2010

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Bob Perkins of Highland, California found the first and second stones while metal-detecting for gold with Gary Crabtree near the "Rusty Gold Mine," in the Dale Mining District. Several fragments were subsequently found by Fred Mason, of Arizona.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Date:2010
Latitude:34°0'2"N
Longitude:115°43'47"W
Mass (g):258
Pieces:10
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6±0.6 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3 (n=8)
Classifier:A.E. Rubin
Type spec mass (g):22.1
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:JUtas
Finder:Bob Perkins
Comments:Submitted by JUtas
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
JUtas: Jason Utas, United States (private address; updated 8 Jun 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 46, in preparation (2013)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 0' 2"N, 115° 43' 47"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 243 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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