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Yucca 028
Basic information Name: Yucca 028
     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 0.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6213 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Oct 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Yucca 028        34.838°N, 114.290°W

Arizona, USA

Found: 2011 Nov 24

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Found by Jim Wooddell on Nov. 24, 2011, while he was prospecting for meteorites.

Physical characteristics: Small, uncrusted 0.8 g stone.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Extensively recrystallized with rare partial chondrules and fairly abundant altered kamacite. Composed of olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chromite, troilite, altered kamacite, merrillite and chlorapatite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa18.0-18.1), orthopyroxene (Fs16.1-16.2Wo1.0-1.3), clinopyroxene (Fs5.3-6.3Wo46.5-45.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6).

Specimens: One 0.8 g stone (now polished for analysis) is at UWB.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Date:2011 Nov 24
Latitude:34.838°N
Longitude:114.290°W
Mass (g):0.8
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.0-18.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1-16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):0.8
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:UWB
Finder:J. Wooddell
Comments:JW222; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 50' 17"N, 114° 17' 24"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1881 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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