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Red Dry Lake 068
Basic information Name: Red Dry Lake 068
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RdDL 068
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: United States
Mass:help 26.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5963 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:15 Feb 2008
Latitude:35°38.400'N
Longitude:114°01.971'W
Mass (g):26.20
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):8.2
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Larry Atkins
Finder:Larry Atkins, 5625 Brigham Rd., Goodrich, MI 48438
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
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)
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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::   (35° 38' 24"N, 114° 1' 58"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 168 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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