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Superior Valley 002
Basic information Name: Superior Valley 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SuV 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 145 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10004 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 37:
State/Prov/County:San Bernardino, CA
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake
Date:7 Oct 2000
Latitude:35°13.415'N
Longitude:117°6.816'W
Mass (g):145
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.5 ± 0.4
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Verish
Institutions
   and collections
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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Robert Verish      
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 13'N, 117° 7'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 13' 25"N, 117° 6' 49"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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