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Stewart Valley 002
Basic information Name: Stewart Valley 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: StV 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: United States
Mass:help 28.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9875 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 002 (StV 002)        36°12.455’N, 116°10.151’W

California, USA

Found: 2001 Feb 17

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Physical characteristics: Type specimen is from the 22nd find from this locality, but is the first of more than two dozen freshly fusion-crusted, whole individual L-chondrites, forming an overlapping strewn-field.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1904:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2001 Feb 17
Latitude:36°12.455'N
Longitude:116°10.151'W
Mass (g):28.9
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.3% n=3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):6.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:R. Verish
Comments:Field name RSV022a; 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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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (36° 12' 27"N, 116° 10' 9"W)

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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