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Lucerne Valley 016
Basic information Name: Lucerne Valley 016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5944 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 4
  Line 16:
Date:14 Nov 1998
Latitude:34°30.75'N
Longitude:116°57.05'W
Mass (g):4.1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.2 ± 0.2
Classifier:University of California, Los Angeles
Finder:Bob Verish
Comments:Main mass, GO; paired LV 014
Institutions
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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. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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by Robert Verish   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 31'N, 116° 57'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 30' 45"N, 116° 57' 3"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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