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Parker
Basic information Name: Parker
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: United States
Mass:help 17.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10280 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Parker        34°06.5976’N, 114°12.0030’W

Arizona, United States

Find: 2014 Jul 19

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found 19 July 2014 by Jim and Wendy Wooddell while they were hiking on desert pavement surface on the south side of Black Peak, ~9 km southeast of Parker, Arizona.

Physical characteristics: 17.6 g fragment which measures 38 × 26 × 11 mm. Reddish brown in color with altered or no distinguishable fusion crust. A slight bat-wing shape with one edge rounded. A fracture appears filled with terrestial minerals. Sawn surface shows orange-stained chondrules. Metal rare and replaced by iron oxides.

Petrography: Petrographic section shows fairly well-defined chondrules: particularly rich in BO chondrules. Metal altered to Fe-oxides. Troilite remains but also partially altered.

Geochemistry: (L. Garvie, ASU) Fa19.2±0.9, Fe/Mn=38.5±3.6, n=6. Low Ca pyroxene Fs16.8±0.5Wo1.2±0.1, n=6. High Ca pyroxene Fs9.1Wo44.6, n=1.

Classification: H5, S2, W4

Specimens: 15.6 g and one thin section at ASU.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Origin or pseudonym:Desert pavement.
Date:2014 Jul 19
Latitude:34°06.5976'N
Longitude:114°12.0030'W
Mass (g):17.6
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.2±0.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8±0.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.1
Classifier:L. Garvie, ASU
Type spec mass (g):15.6
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:ASU
Finder:J.Wooddell
Comments:Mount remains with J. Wooddell; submitted by L. Garvie
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. 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° 6' 36"N, 114° 12' 0"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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