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Buck Mountains 003
Basic information Name: Buck Mountains 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: BM 003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: United States
Mass:help 34.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 3
  Line 2:
Origin or pseudonym:Upland
Date:2005 Oct 25
Latitude:34°44.07'N
Longitude:114°13.03'W
Mass (g):34,200.00
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.0 ± 0.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:M. Hutson, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):40.5
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:D. Asher
Finder:D. Asher
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Jim Wooddell   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 44' 4"N, 114° 13' 2"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Yucca 011 (MetBull 101)

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