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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:help 3.4 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8892 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
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Writeup from MB 103:

Coyote Dry Lake 319 (CyDL 319)        35°4.581’N, 116°45.871’W

California, USA

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

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2006 Sep 17
Latitude:35°4.581'N
Longitude:116°45.871'W
Mass (g):3.40
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):19.2±0.7 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9 (n=9)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):0.68
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Dustin Stober
Comments: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. 103, in preparation (2014)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 4' 35"N, 116° 45' 52"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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