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Essex
Basic information Name: Essex
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9648 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)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 3
  Line 4:
State/Prov/County:San Bernadino, CA
Origin or pseudonym:desert wash
Date:24 Feb 2002
Latitude:34°36.7'N
Longitude:115°2.0'W
Mass (g):5000
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Classifier:C. Moore, ASU
Type spec mass (g):125
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:finder
Finder:Scott Ellis
Institutions
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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Don Edwards   
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United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 36' 42"N, 115° 2' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 257 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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