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Yucca 044
Basic information Name: Yucca 044
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6186 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 27 Aug 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Yucca 044        34°43.637’N, 114°14.738’W

Arizona, United States

Find: 14 Feb 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Two stone pieces that fit together totaling ~3.2 kg were found by Teri Lynn Johnson on Feb 14, 2011. On the same date and nearby, Scott Johnson found an additional 26 g stone that fit between the two larger pieces.

Petrography: Sample is composed of numerous well-defined chondrules and chondrule fragments set in a fine-grained matrix. Feldspathic material consists of a mix of devitrified glass and small (mainly <20 μm across) plagioclase feldspar grains. Numerous chromite-plagioclase assemblages and grains of native copper are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa19.9±1.0, N=46); orthopyroxene (Fs17.0±1.4Wo1.5±0.7, N=21)

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Specimens: Cascadia holds 51.5 g in multiple pieces, in addition to one polished thin section and a mounted butt

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Date:14 Feb 2011
Latitude:34°43.637’N
Longitude:114°14.738’W
Mass (g):~3200
Pieces:3
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.9±1.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±1.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.7
Classifier:M. Hutson and A. Ruzicka, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):51.5
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Scott and Terri Johnson, P.O. Box 579, Asotin WA 99402
Finder:Terri Lynn Johnson
Comments:Lab number CML 0797; submitted by M. Hutson
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. 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::   (34° 43' 38"N, 114° 14' 44"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 177 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1883 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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