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Stewart Valley 020
Basic information Name: Stewart Valley 020
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: StV 020
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: United States
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10036 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
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:margin of dry Lake
Date:2008 Apr 17
Latitude:36°14.355'N
Longitude:116°10.474'W
Mass (g):15.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.0±0.3 (n=7)
Classifier:a. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):4.6 + thin-section
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:John P. Wolfe
Comments:Field ID = V831. Shield-shaped, 1/2 individual with a thick black fusion crust, yet the interior is moderately-weathered.; 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' 21"N, 116° 10' 28"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 9 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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