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Spruce 002
Basic information Name: Spruce 002
     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 18 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 12 Oct 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Spruce 002        40.792 N, 114.708 W

Nevada, USA

Found: 2011 Dec 11

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: Found on Spruce Dry Lake by John Harrison

Physical characteristics: A single small (18 g) reddish brown stone.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Breccia composed of small, extensively recrystallized clasts containing rare partial chondrules

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.7-26.7), orthopyroxene (Fs21.2-22.3Wo1.4-1.6), subcalcic augite (Fs11.6Wo39.1; Fs14.5Wo27.2), augite (Fs8.6-9.7Wo44.8-43.9).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Specimens: A total of 15 g of material and one polished thin sections are on deposit at UWB. The main mass is held by Mr. J. Harrison of Keizer, OR.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Date:2011 Dec 11
Latitude:40.792 N
Longitude:114.708 W
Mass (g):18
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7-26.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2-22.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-1.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Harrison
Finder:J. Harrison
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° 47' 31"N, 114° 42' 29"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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