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Roach Dry Lake 031
Basic information Name: Roach Dry Lake 031
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RhDL 031
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 36.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5297 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 25:
State/Prov/County:Clark, NV
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:6 May 2002
Latitude:35°40.206'N
Longitude:115°22.349'W
Mass (g):36.2
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):8
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:R. Verish
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)
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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Robert Verish   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 40' 12"N, 115° 22' 21"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 9 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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