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Grass Valley
Basic information Name: Grass Valley
     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 19.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2014)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5333 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:dry-lake
Date:2011 Dec 26
Latitude:39°55.881'N
Longitude:116°37.748'W
Mass (g):19.85
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.0±0.3 (n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3±0.1 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):5.15
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Verish
Comments:Tan-colored, rounded corner-fragment with scant devitrified fusion-crust; very reduced H-chondrite; Ca-pyx: Fs5.8 Wo45.0 (n=1); fieldname = GVLY-RSV.; 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::   (39° 55' 53"N, 116° 37' 45"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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