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Imlay
Basic information Name: Imlay
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: United States
Mass:help 770 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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)
Comments: Approved 12 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:desert alluvial ridge - 1400 m elevation
Date:18 Oct 2009
Latitude:40°44.411'N
Longitude:118°10.371'W
Mass (g):770
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.0±0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):21.8
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:with finder
Finder:KSemanko
Comments:single oriented stone; submitted by Alan Rubin
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)
KSemanko: Keith Semanko, P.O. Box 2761, Hayden, ID 83835-2761, United States (private address; updated 15 Dec 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 44' 25"N, 118° 10' 22"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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