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Stump Spring 083
Basic information Name: Stump Spring 083
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SS 083
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: United States
Mass:help 13.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2752 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 25 Apr 2011
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Writeup from MB 99:

Stump Spring 083 (SS 083)        35°59’14.22"N, 115°50’89.82"W

Nevada, USA

Found: 3 Mar 2010

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: A 13.7 kg partially crusted stone was discovered by Count Guido Deiro while hunting for meteorites.

Petrography: Nearly completely recrystallized with only a few recognizable chondrules. Contains olivine, orthopyroxene, plagioclase, kamacite and taenite, ilmenite, chromite, merrillite and chlorapatite. The interior-weathering grade is W2, shock level is S1.

Geochemistry: Olivine, Fa27.8 (FeO/MnO = 62); orthopyroxene, Fs23.6Wo1.8: plagioclase, An12.2Or2.8; kamacite Ni = 5.8 wt % and chromite cr# = 90.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6).

Specimens: A total of 20.4 g is on deposit at NAU. Count Deiro and Sonny Clary hold the main mass equally.

Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Date:3 Mar 2010
Latitude:35°59'14.22"N
Longitude:115°50'89.82"W
Mass (g):13700
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:Bunch
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Count Deiro and Sonny Clary
Finder:Count Deiro
Comments:Submitted by Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Clary: Ralph "Sonny" Clary, Las Vegas, NV 89131 , United States; Website (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Count Deiro   
Sonny Clary   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (35° 59' 14"N, 115° 51' 30"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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