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Starvation Flat
Basic information Name: Starvation Flat
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: United States
Mass:help 1250 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  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)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 3
  Line 14:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert pavement
Date:2002 Apr 4
Latitude:36°47.07'N
Longitude:114°56.98'W
Mass (g):1250
Pieces:4
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.0 ± 0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0 ± 0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5 ± 0.2
Classifier:L. Bleacher, ASU
Type spec mass (g):22.1
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:S. Clary
Finder:S. Clary
Institutions
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ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Clary: Ralph "Sonny" Clary, Las Vegas, NV 89131 , United States; Website (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (36° 47' 4"N, 114° 56' 59"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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