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Randsburg
Basic information Name: Randsburg
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: United States
Mass:help 112.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 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 13:
Origin or pseudonym:Silty sand
Date:2005 Jan 2
Latitude:35°24.03'N
Longitude:117°39.97'W
Mass (g):112.9
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.3 ± 0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.0 ± 1.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6 ± 0.3
Classifier:D. H. Hill, J. J. Lowe, UAriz
Type spec mass (g):23.6
Type spec location:Uariz
Main mass:E. Melchiorre
Finder:E. Melchiorre
Institutions
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UAriz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (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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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 24' 2"N, 117° 39' 58"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 268 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1881 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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