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Lucerne Valley 096
Basic information Name: Lucerne Valley 096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: United States
Mass:help 7.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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 12 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:Dry lake bed
Date:2008 Mar 28
Latitude:34°29.197'N
Longitude:116°57.384'W
Mass (g):7.3
Pieces:4
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.2±0.3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):1.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:MkMorgan
Finder:MkMorgan
Comments:Submitted by MkMorgan
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)
MkMorgan: Mike Morgan, Yucca Valley CA, 92284, United States (private address; updated 13 Nov 2010)
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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' 12"N, 116° 57' 23"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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