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Indio
Basic information Name: Indio
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: United States
Mass:help 566 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9285 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 23 Aug 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Indio        33º46’20.2"N, 116º08’21.5"W

California, United States

Find: 2013 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: The specimen was found as three stones that fit together; the large one is 475.5 g and is being retained by the finder.

Physical characteristics: The main mass is oblong and is largely covered by brownish-black fusion crust.

Petrography: The sample has readily delineated chondrules. Plagioclase grains range up to 20 μm across.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Date:2013 Jan
Latitude:33º46'20.2"N
Longitude:116º08'21.5"W
Mass (g):566
Pieces:3
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.6±0.3 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2±0.7 (n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.2
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):90.04
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Jacob Hopkins
Finder:Jacob Hopkins
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
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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. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 46' 20"N, 116° 8' 22"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1803 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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