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Yucca 016
Basic information Name: Yucca 016
     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 25.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Mar 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Yucca 016        34°49.595’N, 114°16.658’W

Mohave County, Arizona, USA

Found: 14 Nov 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found by Jim Wooddell in a meteorite search area.

Physical characteristics: Dark reddish brown exterior. A saw cut reveals dark-brown matrix with light-colored patches, very fine metal/sulfide, a single light-colored chondrule 5 mm diameter.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination shows olivine, pyroxene, a few plagioclase, abundant kamacite, some fine oxidized weathering veins. POP and BO chondrules some with mesostasis, most 50-500 μm.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and N. Wilson, UNM) (EMPA) Olivine Fa18.3±0.9, Fe/Mn=39±4, n=21; low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.6±0.7Wo1.2±0.3, Fe/Mn=23±1, n=19; high-Ca pyroxene Fs10.7Wo43.5, Fe/Mn=31; plagioclase Ab79.9An13.7Or6.4.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5), weathering grade W2.

Specimens: 21.2 g plus thin section on deposit at UNM.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Date:14 Nov 2011
Latitude:34°49.595'N
Longitude:114°16.658'W
Mass (g):25.9
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±0.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±0.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.3
Classifier:C. Agee, UN
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:UNM
Finder:Jim Wooddell
Comments:Submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
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UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 49' 36"N, 114° 16' 39"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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