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Ivanpah Dry Lake
Basic information Name: Ivanpah Dry Lake
     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:help 1128 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5362 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 16 Apr 2015
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 104:

Ivanpah Dry Lake        35°29.14’N, 115°20.47’W

California, United States

Find: 1 Jan 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: This stone was found by J. Franske while he was hunting for meteorites on a dry lake bed.

Physical characteristics: This rounded, 1128 g stone was found in two pieces about 40 feet apart. Both halves are covered in fresh, black fusion crust. It would appear the stone broke in half upon impact.

Petrography: A. Rubin, J. Breen, UCLA, Low-Ca pyroxene exhibits polysynthetic twins. Chondrules contain no clear, isotropic glass. There is abudant metallic Fe-Ni and troilite.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:Dry Lake Bed
Date:1 Jan 2014
Latitude:35°29.14'N
Longitude:115°20.47'W
Mass (g):1128
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.1 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.4±3.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.5 (n=11)
Classifier:A. Rubin and J. Breen, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):22.5
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:L.Atkins
Finder:J. Franske
Comments:A second stone was found in the vicinity that is likely paired.; submitted by L. Atkins
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, in preparation (2015)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 29' 8"N, 115° 20' 28"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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