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Danby Dry Lake
Basic information Name: Danby Dry Lake
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.99 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5295 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Revised 18 Dec 2010: Corrected recommended coords
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 86:
Danby Dry Lake 34°13' N, 115°3' W
Erratum: The coordinates listed in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 85 were incorrect; the correct ones are given above.

Writeup from MB 98:
Danby Dry Lake coordinates are 34°13'N, 115°3'W.
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 4:
State/Prov/County:San Bernardino, Calif.
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake
Date:17 Sep 2000
Latitude:37°43.61'N
Longitude:114°47.19'W
Mass (g):131
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2/3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:G. Huss (ASU)
Type spec mass (g):12.7
Main mass:Bill Peters, Gilbert, Arizona
Finder:Bill Peters
Comments:Breccia, with rounded clasts.
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 13'N, 115° 3'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 13'N, 115° 3'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 110.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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