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Palo Verde Mine
Basic information Name: Palo Verde Mine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: United States
Mass:help 9.16 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 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:
  MB89
  Table 2
  Line 75:
State/Prov/County:Mohave, AZ
Date:11 Mar 2004
Latitude:34°42.874'N
Longitude:114°11.485'W
Mass (g):9158
Pieces:2
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Wollastonite (mol%):1.39
Classifier:M. Hutson, ASU; L. Bleacher and M. Hutson, ASU
Type spec mass (g):129
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:L. Sloan
Finder:7160g stone found by Sonny Cla
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 42' 52"N, 114° 11' 29"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Yucca 003 (MetBull 101)

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