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Yelland 001
Basic information Name: Yelland 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Yd 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Dec 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Yelland 001 (Yd 001)        39°33’28.83"N, 114°25’37.74"W

White Pine Co., Nevada, USA

Found: 2011 Aug 29

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: A small stone was found by John Harrison near the edge of a dry lake bed adjacent to the Red Hills Range, Nevada, on August 29, 2011.

Physical characteristics: The 4.5 g broken stone is partly coated by black fusion crust. Fresh metal is visible on a cut surface.

Petrography: Rare indistinct chondrules. Constituent minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chromite, troilite, kamacite and Ni-poor taenite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa25.3-25.5, orthopyroxene Fs20.5-20.9Wo1.9-1.7, clinopyroxene Fs8.3Wo43.2-43.4.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6, S2, W1/2).

Specimens: A 1.1 g specimen is on deposit at UWS. The main mass is held by Mr. J. Harrison.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1941:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Date:2011 Aug 29
Latitude:39°33'28.83"N
Longitude:114°25'37.74"W
Mass (g):4.5
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3-25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5-20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):1.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Harrison
Finder:J. Harrison
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (39° 33' 29"N, 114° 25' 38"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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