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Lucerne Valley 123
Basic information Name: Lucerne Valley 123
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LV 123
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5964 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Feb 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:California
Origin or pseudonym:Playa
Date:2014 Apr 5
Latitude:34°30'36.47"N
Longitude:116°56'10.68"W
Mass (g):6.3
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.9±0.2 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9±0.2 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2 (n=12)
Classifier:A.Rubin & J.Breen UCLA
Type spec mass (g):1.4
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Jeff Martin
Finder:Jeff Martin
Comments:Only one chondrule in the thin section contains low pyroxene exhibiting polysynthetic twins: such twinning is absent otherwise.; submitted by Jeff Martin
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 30' 36"N, 116° 56' 11"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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