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Roach Dry Lake 030
Basic information Name: Roach Dry Lake 030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RhDL 030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 10.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  EL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 88:

Roach Dry Lake 030

Clark County, NV, USA

Found 5/5/2002

Enstatite Chondrite (EL6)

A single, fusion-crusted and oriented stone, weighing 10.13 g, was found by R. Matson. Classification (A. Rubin, UCLA): EL6, S2, W4. Mean Fs = 0.5 mole%. EL6 classification is based on chondrule size and overall texture. Metal and sulfide compositions are not available because these phases have been heavily weathered. Specimens: type specimen, 3.19 g, UCLA, main mass with finder [RMatson].

Data from:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 24:
State/Prov/County:Clark, NV
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:5 May 2002
Latitude:35°40.443'N
Longitude:115°22.084'W
Mass (g):10.13
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
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)
RMatson: Rob Matson, 1 Veneto, Newport Coast, CA 92657, United States (private address; updated 22 May 2012)
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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::   (35° 40' 27"N, 115° 22' 5"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 155 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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