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Quartzsite
Basic information Name: Quartzsite
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 69.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1718 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 3
  Line 12:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert wash
Date:2002 Jan 1
Latitude:33°40.851'N
Longitude:114°11.748'W
Mass (g):69.7
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3 ± 0.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4 ± 0.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1 ± 0.1
Classifier:L. Bleacher, ASU
Type spec mass (g):16.1
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:K. Semanko
Finder:K. Semanko
Institutions
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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Keith Semanko   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 40' 51"N, 114° 11' 45"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 170 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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