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Lucerne Valley 122
Basic information Name: Lucerne Valley 122
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 122
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10071 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Nov 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:Playa
Date:27 May 2012
Latitude:34°30.891' N
Longitude:116°56.214' W
Mass (g):2.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±0.7 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4±0.3 (n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):1.15
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:UCLA
Finder:Doug Ross
Comments:Field Name DR2; whole oriented individual with a weathered exterior, a few black spots of fusion crust remaining. Polycrystalline troilite; weak mosaic extinction in olivine.; submitted by Alan Rubin
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 30' 53"N, 116° 56' 13"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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