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Majuba
Basic information Name: Majuba
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 370 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 2
  Line 70:
State/Prov/County:Pershing, NV
Date:Spring 1999
Latitude:40°37.59'N
Longitude:118°24.62'W
Mass (g):370
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Classifier:D. Schrader and D. Kring, UAriz
Type spec mass (g):30
Main mass:Fleischman Planetarium, Reno, NV
Finder:H. McCormick
Institutions
   and collections
UAriz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Robert Verish   
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Alan Mazur   
John A. Shea   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 37' 35"N, 118° 24' 37"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 138 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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