|Coyote Dry Lake 319|
|Basic information||Name: Coyote Dry Lake 319|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: CyDL 319
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: United States
Mass: 3.4 g
This is 1 of 8725 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 16 Feb 2014|
Writeup from MB 103:
Coyote Dry Lake 319 (CyDL 319) 35°4.581’N, 116°45.871’W
Found: 2006 Sep 17
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)
History: The finder was a member of a meteorite-recovery team in 2006 when he found this meteorite on the surface of a dry lakebed in the California Mojave Desert.
Physical characteristics: Physical Characteristics: A domed-top, but flat-bottomed, button-sized, weathered fragment of a chondritic stone.
Petrography: (Alan Rubin, UCLA) The weathered stone has low shock.
Geochemistry: Fa19.2±0.7 (n=7); Fs17.7 Wo1.9 (n=9); Ca-pyx Fs6.4Wo45.4
Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H5 S2 W5)
Specimens: 0.68 g type specimen at UCLA; main mass with Verish
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)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, in preparation (2014)|
This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
This is 1 of 1786 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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