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Golden Rule
Basic information Name: Golden Rule
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 798 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 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)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Golden Rule

Mohave County , Arizona, USA

Found 1999 February 16

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

A 797.6 g stone was found by Ingrid Monrad while she was searching for pieces of the Gold Basin meteorite using a metal detector.  Classification and mineralogy (D. Kring, UAz):  olivine, Fa24.1±0.5; pyroxene, Fs20.6±0.8Wo2.0±0.4; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W1.  Specimens:  type specimen, 22 g plus two thin sections, UAz; main mass with finder.

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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Twink Monrad      
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 52'N, 114° 12'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 52' 24"N, 114° 12' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

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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