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Stewart Valley 001
Basic information Name: Stewart Valley 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: StV 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: United States
Mass:help 75.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5308 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: Approved 22 May 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Stewart Valley 001 (StV 001)        36°12.348’N, 116°10.225’W

California, USA

Found: 2001 Feb 17

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

Physical characteristics: Type-specimen is from the 4th find (of more than 1000 fragments continually being found from this locality); a weathered-brown broken stone; a few finds are whole individuals with relatively fresh fusion crust (combined weight in excess of 24 kg). Some pieces can be reassembled into their original mass.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1903:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2001 Feb 17
Latitude:36°12.348'N
Longitude:116°10.225'W
Mass (g):75.6
Pieces:>1000
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.4±0.2% n=3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):53.15
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:R. Verish
Comments:Field name RSV004a; submitted by R.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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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John A. Shea   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (36° 12' 21"N, 116° 10' 14"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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