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Lunar Dry Lake
Basic information Name: Lunar Dry Lake
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: United States
Mass:help 32.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5978 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 2
  Line 69:
State/Prov/County:Nye, NV
Date:16 Aug 2003
Latitude:38°23.951'N
Longitude:115°59.802'W
Mass (g):32.5
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):6.7
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Verish
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Robert Verish      
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (38° 23' 57"N, 115° 59' 48"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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