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Johannesburg
Basic information Name: Johannesburg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: United States
Mass:help 63 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2013)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5330 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 23 Aug 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:Hillside - mine
Date:2012 Jan 27
Latitude:35° 22.673'N
Longitude:117° 38.237'W
Mass (g):63
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):18.6±0.1 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):23.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:David Libuszowski
Finder:David Libuszowski
Comments:Found by David Libuszowski, while exploring in the Johannesburg area with his dad. Meteorite was found partially exposed on a sandy slope.; 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. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 22' 40"N, 117° 38' 14"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1786 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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