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Lucerne Valley 120
Basic information Name: Lucerne Valley 120
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 120
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: United States
Mass:help 43.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 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)
Comments: Approved 18 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake bed
Date:2010 Feb 03
Latitude:34°29.033'N
Longitude:116°57.006'W
Mass (g):43.1
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6±0.7 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7±0.3 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.2 (n=4)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):8.7
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Greg Stanley
Finder:Greg Stanley
Comments:low-Ca pyx; submitted by Greg Stanley
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)
Stanley: No contact information provided. (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 29' 2"N, 116° 57' 0"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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