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Boulder Mine
Basic information Name: Boulder Mine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: United States
Mass:help 1560 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 approved meteorites (plus 4 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)
Comments: Approved 8 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Origin or pseudonym:found on desert pavement
Date:2008 November 4
Latitude:34°41.10'N
Longitude:114°19.38'W
Mass (g):1560
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.5 (24.0-25.9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5 (20.2-20.7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5 (1.2-1.7)
Classifier:Devin L. Schrader, H. C. Connolly Jr., Dante S. Lauretta, Dolores H. Hill, and Ken J. Domanik, UAz
Type spec mass (g):21.33
Type spec location:UAz
Main mass:Todd L. Parker
Finder:Todd L. Parker
Comments:Oriented, fragmented stone, mostly covered with black fusion crust and flow lines. Many fragments, that all fit back to one stone.; submitted by Devin L. Schrader
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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 41' 6"N, 114° 19' 23"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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