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Stewart Valley 005
Basic information Name: Stewart Valley 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: StV 005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: United States
Mass:help 62 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9867 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 005 (StV 005)        36°13.744’N, 116°10.761’W

Nevada, USA

Found: 2001 May 04

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Physical characteristics: Type specimen is from the 205th find from this locality, and is the 3rd of more than two dozen freshly fusion-crusted, whole individual L chondrites, forming an overlapping strewn-field.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1907:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2001 May 04
Latitude:36°13.744'N
Longitude:116°10.761'W
Mass (g):62.0
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26.0±0.7% n=3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):44.6
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:R. Verish
Comments:Field name echo; 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° 13' 45"N, 116° 10' 46"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 9 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1786 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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