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Chocolate Mountains
Basic information Name: Chocolate Mountains
     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 699 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 2 Jul 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 264:
State/Prov/County:California
Date:2004
Latitude:33°0'44"N
Longitude:114°52'W
Mass (g):699
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.8 (cores)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5
Wollastonite (mol%):6
Classifier:P. Warren, A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):46
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Bill Sajkowicz
Finder:Bill Sajkowicz
Comments:Found at the base of Black Mountain; submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 0' 44"N, 114° 52' 0"W)

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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