|Lake Los Angeles (b)|
|Basic information||Name: Lake Los Angeles (b)|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: United States
Mass: 177.3 g
This is 1 of 9867 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6. [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
|Comments:||Approved 15 Aug 2014|
Writeup from MB 103:
Lake Los Angeles (b) 34°38.430’N, 117°48.079’W
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Found: 2014 Jan 5
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)
History: Found by Stephen Poterala while he was meteorite hunting along the southeastern edge of a sand dune boundary between sand dunes and interdune mud flats.
Physical characteristics: A single stone measuring 82 × 50 × 37 mm with a complete, lightly weathered fusion crust. One edge of the stone is a smooth oriented surface.
Geochemistry: (A. Rubin, UCLA) EMPA Olivine: Fa24.7±0.2 (n=9) Low-Ca pyx: Fs20.6±0.2Wo1.5±0.3 (n=9) Ca-pyx: Fs8.2Wo44.3 (n=3)
Specimens: Type specimen, thin section on deposit, UCLA
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
|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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