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Diamond Valley
Basic information Name: Diamond Valley
     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 440 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9512 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 3
  Line 19:
State/Prov/County:Eureka, Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake
Date:17 Aug 2001
Latitude:40°4.904'N
Longitude:115°56.204'W
Mass (g):440
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.4 ± 0.3
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Gessler
Finder:Nick Gessler
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)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Nicholas Gessler   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (40° 5'N, 115° 56'W)
     Recommended::   (40° 4' 54"N, 115° 56' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 124 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 9 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1816 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Diamond Valley 001 (First member of new DCA)

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