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Buckhorn Lake
Basic information Name: Buckhorn Lake
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: United States
Mass:help 14.1 g
Classification
  history:
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 11 Mar 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:small dry lake bed
Date:2008 Feb 28
Latitude:34°48.869'N
Longitude:118°0.175'W
Mass (g):14.1
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):17.0±0.2 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8 (n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):Wo1.1 (n=15)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):2.85 and thin section
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Robert Verish
Comments:Field ID = "V-828" (Buckhorn); 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::   (34° 48' 52"N, 118° 0' 11"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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