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Roach
Basic information Name: Roach
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass:help 10.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  LL6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2796 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)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Roach

Clark County, Nevada, USA

Found 1998 January 2

Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Three fresh meteorite fragments that fit together, weighing a total of 10.56 g, were recovered within 25 m of each other by Nicholas and Paul Gessler after an extensive search of Roach Dry Lake. Mineralogy and classification (A. Rubin, UCLA): olivine, Fa30.4; specimen, Mün. shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W0. Specimens: type specimen, 3.3 g, UCLA; main mass, Gessler.

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)
Gessler: Nicholas Gessler, 2010 Calgary Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90077, United States (private address; updated 7 Jul 2016)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Nicholas Gessler   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 38'N, 115° 22'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 38'N, 115° 22'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 155 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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