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Meadview
Basic information Name: Meadview
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: United States
Mass:help 780 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6170 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Meadview        35º55.780’N, 114º06.400’W

Arizona, United States

Find: 15 Sept 2003

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

Petrography: The rock contains recrystallized chondrules and abundant metallic Fe-Ni; minor phases include chromite and troilite. Also present are small grains of Ca pyroxene (Fs6.5Wo45.2). Olivine exhibits undulose extinction but lacks planar fractures.

Data from:
  MB105
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State/Prov/County:Arizona
Origin or pseudonym:sand, dirt and clay layer
Date:15 Sept 2003
Latitude:35º55.780'N
Longitude:114º06.400'W
Mass (g):780
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±0.4 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4±0.2 (n=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.2 (n=18)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Yuma, Arizona
Finder:Robert Peck
Comments:The main mass is with the finder who resides in Yuma, AZ.; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 55' 47"N, 114° 6' 24"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 169 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1866 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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