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Daveytown 005
Basic information Name: Daveytown 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: United States
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 11 Oct 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Daveytown 005        41°19.539’N, 117°52.347’W

Nevada, United States

Find: 2015 Aug 14

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: This stone was recovered by Robert Verish while he was searching for meteorites on a small drylake, on a north-facing stranding-surface.

Physical characteristics: This 15.25 g fragment has one side covered in a thick rough-surfaced, blackish-brown fusion-crust, while the other sides expose a rusty-brown interior.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Chondrule boundaries blurred (400±50 µm, N=2). Recrystallized matrix with plagioclase (10-15 µm).

Geochemistry: Olivine, Fa19.3±0.9 (N=25); orthopyroxene, Fs18.9±0.9Wo1.9±0.4, (N=25).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H5)

Specimens: 4.07 grams at UCLA; main mass with Verish.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2015 Aug 14
Latitude:41°19.539'N
Longitude:117°52.347'W
Mass (g):15.25
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.4±0.9 (N=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.9±0.9 (N=25)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±0.4 (N=25)
Classifier:Daniel Sheikh, Florida State University
Type spec mass (g):4.07
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Robert Verish
Comments:Fieldname = N150814E; lab ID# = V15DE; 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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 19' 32"N, 117° 52' 21"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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