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Sheephole Valley 002
Basic information Name: Sheephole Valley 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SV 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.4 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1491 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 3
  Line 33:
State/Prov/County:San Bernardino, CA
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake
Date:23 Oct 1999
Latitude:34°7.5'N
Longitude:115°33.8'W
Mass (g):4.4
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.5 ± 0.5
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):I
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder: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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 8'N, 115° 34'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 7' 30"N, 115° 33' 48"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 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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