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Gunlock
Basic information Name: Gunlock
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  L3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.2
Recommended:  L3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as L3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Gunlock

Washington County, Utah, USA

Found, June 1982

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L3).

Two fragments which fitted together, were found about 50 yards apart on the S. slope of Padre Hill in Sect. 21, T.39S., R.18W. The larger fragment weighed about 15 lbs. Classification, olivine analysis, Fa9-36, M. Prinz et al. (1988) Meteoritics, 23, 297 and (1988) pers. comm. 3.9 kg in New York, American Museum of Natural History.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (37° 17'N, 113° 47'W)
     Recommended::   (37° 17'N, 113° 47'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Utah, 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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