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Gila Bend
Basic information Name: Gila Bend
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 2
  Line 51:
State/Prov/County:Maricopa, AZ
Date:1 Jul 2000
Latitude:33°2'N
Longitude:112°37'W
Mass (g):3700
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9
Classifier:L. Bleacher, ASU
Type spec mass (g):192.3
Main mass:I. and A. Nelson
Finder:I. and A. Nelson
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 2'N, 112° 37'W)

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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