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Willcox Playa 011
Basic information Name: Willcox Playa 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: United States
Mass:help 41 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 6 Oct 2018
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 107:

Willcox Playa 011        32°7.0’N, 109°53.3’W

Arizona, United States

Find: 2018 Jan 22

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: A single stone was recovered by Mr. Chris McDoniel while he was searching for an old aircraft crash site. Field ID#: UU180122A

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Chondrule boundaries blurred (900±100 μm, N=4). Recrystallized coarse-grained matrix with plagioclase (60 μm). Interconnected shock melt veins.

Geochemistry: Olivine, Fa25.1±0.2. N=49; orthopyroxene, Fs22.4±0.2Wo3.0±0.1, N=51.

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (L6)

Specimens: 8.2 grams at UCLA; main mass with Robert Verish.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Origin or pseudonym:Willcox Playa
Date:2018 Jan 22
Latitude:32°7.0'N
Longitude:109°53.3'W
Mass (g):41
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.2 (N=49)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.4±0.2 (N=51)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.0±0.1
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):8.2
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Robert Verish
Comments:Submitted by Daniel Sheikh
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)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 7' 0"N, 109° 53' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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