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Bruceville
Basic information Name: Bruceville
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass:help 83 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 3:
State/Prov/County:Sacramento, Calif.
Origin or pseudonym:Field
Date:1998
Latitude:38°17.7'N
Longitude:121°24.3'W
Mass (g):83 kg
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Classifier:G. Huss (ASU)
Type spec mass (g):488
Main mass:Ben Howard
Finder:Ben Howard
Comments:Was buried under ~2 m silt and loam.
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (38° 18'N, 121° 24'W)
     Recommended::   (38° 17' 42"N, 121° 24' 18"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 257 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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