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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:help 0.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 133 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
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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.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 566:
State/Prov/County:San Bernardino County, California
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake bed
Date:2008 Mar 28
Latitude:34°29.243'N
Longitude:116°57.639'W
Mass (g):0.80
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):Fa32.5±0.4 (n=16)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):0.35 + (thin-sect)
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Robert Verish
Comments:Submitted by 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 29' 15"N, 116° 57' 38"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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