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Paymaster Mine
Basic information Name: Paymaster Mine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: United States
Mass:help 159 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7170 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 11:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert, base of hill
Date:2004 Oct 10
Latitude:33°11.2'N
Longitude:114°55.07'W
Mass (g):159
Pieces:5
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.0 ± 0.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0 ± 0.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6 ± 0.2
Classifier:L. Bleacher, ASU
Type spec mass (g):21.5
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:J. Pringle
Finder:J. Pringle
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)
Pringle: No contact information provided. (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 11' 12"N, 114° 55' 4"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 266 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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