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Stewart Valley 017
Basic information Name: Stewart Valley 017
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: StV 017
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: United States
Mass:help 156 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10004 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 2 Jul 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Stewart Valley 017 (StV 017)        36°14.465’N, 116°11.218’W

Nye County, Nevada, United States

Found: 2006 Oct 21

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: The 6th and 7th finds of more than two dozen freshly fusion-crusted, whole individual L6 chondrites, forming an overlapping strewn-field.

Physical characteristics: Two freshly fusion-crusted fragments that physically pair to form a whole individual.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2006 Oct 21
Latitude:36°14.465'N
Longitude:116°11.218'W
Mass (g):156
Pieces:2
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.0±0.3 (n=8)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):29.05
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Deborah McCorkle and Kim Cathcart
Comments:Field ID = Shadow Mountain 4.; submitted by 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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (36° 14' 28"N, 116° 11' 13"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 9 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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