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Lucerne Valley 051
Basic information Name: Lucerne Valley 051
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 051
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: United States
Mass:help 6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 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 9:
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake
Date:2003 Nov 15
Latitude:34°31.5'N
Longitude:116°57.2'W
Mass (g):6
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):24.7 ± 0.3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):2.8
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:T. Besedin
Finder:T. Besedin
Comments:Possibly paired to LV 013, 014, 016
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Besedin: 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::   (34° 31' 30"N, 116° 57' 12"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 262 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1862 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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