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Yucca 027
Basic information Name: Yucca 027
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: United States
Mass:help 1.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H-metal
Recommended:  H-metal    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as H-metal.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Metal-rich meteorites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Jul 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Yucca 027        34°47.992’N, 114°16.021’W

Arizona, USA

Found: 11 Nov 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H metal)

History: Located with a metal detector 3" below surface by Wendy Wooddell.

Physical characteristics: Single metallic specimen.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination of a polished surface shows ~90% kamacite, ~10% taenite. No silicates present.

Geochemistry: (EMPA, C. Agee and L. Burkemper, UNM) Kamacite Fe=91.98±0.61, Ni=7.18±0.28, Co=0.45±0.02wt%, n=12; taenite Fe=69.12±1.71, Ni=30.10±1.71, Co=0.13±0.03wt%, n=7. INAA (Activation Laboratories) Ni=54.8, Co=4.5 (mg/g); Cr=19, Cu=239, Ga=33, As=10.5, Re=1.25, Ir=5.5, Pt=11.6, Au=2.2 (all μg/g); Ge, Sb, and W below detection limits (<10, <20, and <10 μg/g, respectively).

Classification: H-metal

Specimens: Specimen is on deposit at UNM.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Date:11 Nov 2011
Latitude:34°47.992'N
Longitude:114°16.021'W
Mass (g):1.3
Pieces:1
Class:H-metal
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):1.3
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:UNM
Finder:Wendy Wooddell
Comments:Submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
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UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 48' 0"N, 114° 16' 1"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 166 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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