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Daveytown 006
Basic information Name: Daveytown 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Oct 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Daveytown 006        41°19.552’N, 117°52.316’W

Nevada, United States

Find: 2018 Oct 03

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: This stone was recovered by Robert Verish while he was searching for meteorites along the margin of a sand-dune field.

Physical characteristics: The physical description for this 6.6 g chondritic stone is identical to Daveytown 003 and 004, such as, many chondrules stand-out in high relief on the exterior surface.

Petrography: (D. Sheikh, FSU) Composed of small to medium-sized chondrules (average ~0.4 mm) in a fine-grained matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine, Fa18.8±0.8 (N=25); orthopyroxene, Fs18.3±1.3Wo1.7±0.1, (N=25).

Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (H4)

Specimens: 1.32 grams at UCLA; main mass with Verish.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:dry lake
Date:2018 Oct 03
Latitude:41°19.552'N
Longitude:117°52.316'W
Mass (g):6.6
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.8±0.8 (N=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.4±1.3 (N=25)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.1 (N=25)
Classifier:D. Sheikh, FSU
Type spec mass (g):1.32
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Verish
Finder:Robert Verish
Comments:Fieldname = UU181003A; lab ID# = V-D-F; submitted by Daniel Sheikh
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)
FSU: Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL 32306-4100, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
Verish: Robert Verish, Meteorite-Recovery Lab, P.O. Box 463084, Escondido, CA 92046, United States; Website (private address; updated 27 May 2009)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (41° 19' 33"N, 117° 52' 19"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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