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Franconia
Basic information Name: Franconia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 100 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8844 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:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 5:
State/Prov/County:Mojave, AZ
Origin or pseudonym:dry wash
Date:31 Oct 2002
Latitude:34°42.982'N
Longitude:114°13.318'W
Mass (g):>100000
Pieces:84
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.6
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):26.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:John Wolfe
Comments:Fe-Ni veins w. metallic Cu
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Verish: Robert Verish, Meteorite-Recovery Lab, P.O. Box 463084, Escondido, CA 92046, United States; Website (private address; updated 27 May 2009)
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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::   (34° 42' 59"N, 114° 13' 19"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 152 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonyms: Yucca 001 (MetBull 101)

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