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Primm
Basic information Name: Primm
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.38 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Primm

Clark County, Nevada, USA

Found 1997 December 23

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

104 meteorite fragments weighing a total of 3.383 kg were recovered by Nicholas, Paul and Ora Gessler and Katherine Hayles after an extensive search of Roach Dry Lake.  Many of the fragments could be fit together to form larger pieces. The largest individual fragments weighed 281, 202, 137, 122, 109, and 101 g. The strewn field measures approximately 1 ´ 2 miles. Mineralogy and classification

(A. Rubin,UCLA): olivine, Fa18.5; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W3. Specimens: type specimen, 27 g, UCLA; main mass, 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Nicholas Gessler         
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Matteo Chinellato   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 40'N, 115° 22'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 40'N, 115° 22'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 155 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1862 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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