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Daveytown 007
Basic information Name: Daveytown 007
     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 23 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L 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 007        41°19.441’N, 117°51.232’W

Nevada, United States

Find: 2018 Oct 10

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: This stone was recovered by Robert Verish while he was searching for meteorites along the margin of a sand-dune field.

Physical characteristics: This 23.0 g chondritic stone is a rusty-brown, weathered individual with a relict fusion-crust exterior surface, and a cut surface displays a brown interior with orange chondrules.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Chondrule boundaries blurred (1300±100 µm, N=2). Recrystallized matrix with plagioclase (10-20 µm).

Geochemistry: Olivine, Fa23.0±0.9 (N=25); orthopyroxene, Fs19.0±0.7Wo2.6±0.9, (N=25).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (L5)

Specimens: 6.55 grams at UCLA; main mass with Verish.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2018 Oct 10
Latitude:41°19.441'N
Longitude:117°51.232'W
Mass (g):23.0
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.0±0.9 (N=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.0±0.7 (N=25)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6±0.9 (N=25)
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):6.55
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Robert Verish
Comments:Fieldname = UU181010A; lab ID# = V-D-G; 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' 26"N, 117° 51' 14"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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