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Spruce 001
Basic information Name: Spruce 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: United States
Mass:help 983 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Oct 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Spruce 001        40.801 N, 114.701 W

Nevada, USA

Found: 2011 Nov 28

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Found on Spruce Dry Lake by Nola Lighthart

Physical characteristics: A total of 13 pieces of the same brown broken stone, some with relatively fresh fusion crust (combined weight 983 g). The largest individual piece weighs 338 g, and five of the pieces can be reassembled into a 598 g mass.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Only a few chondrules visible.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.9-25.1), orthopyroxene (Fs20.3-20.9Wo1.0-1.7), clinopyroxene (Fs8.1-9.9Wo45.0-43.4)

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Specimens: A total of 49 g of sample and one polished thin section are on depsoit at UWB. The remaining material is held by Ms. N. Lighthart of Twin Falls, ID.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Date:2011 Nov 28
Latitude:40.801 N
Longitude:114.701 W
Mass (g):983
Pieces:13
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3-20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):49
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:N. Lighthart
Finder:N. Lighthart
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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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::   (40° 48' 4"N, 114° 42' 4"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 131 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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