|Lucerne Valley 100|
|Basic information||Name: Lucerne Valley 100|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 100
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: United States
Mass: 0.8 g
This is 1 of 131 approved meteorites classified as CK5. [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
|Comments:||Approved 8 Jul 2011|
Writeup from MB 100:
Lucerne Valley 100 (LV 100) 34°29.243’N, 116°57.639’W
San Bernardino County, California, USA
Found: 2008 Mar 28
Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)
Petrography: Chondrules have a mean apparent diameter of about 800 μm, close to the CK mean. Groundmass is relatively coarse, about 60 μm, characteristic of CK5. Opaque phases consist mainly of magnetite and pyrrhotite.
Geochemistry: The mean olivine Fa value [Fa32.5 +/- 0.4 (n=16) ] is in the CK range.
Specimens: Field ID = LVnnn; likely paired to LV 028.
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)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)|
This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
This is 1 of 1786 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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