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Mandalay Spring
Basic information Name: Mandalay Spring
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.85 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11325 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 9 May 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Nevada
Origin or pseudonym:bank of dry wash
Date:April 2012
Latitude:40.89201°N
Longitude:118.55319°W
Mass (g):2854
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Keith Semanko
Finder:G. Peppley
Comments:Found on the surface of the soil by Mr. Peppley with a metal detector while he was looking for gold. Diopside: Fs8.1Wo44.9; submitted by Alan Rubin
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (40° 53' 31"N, 118° 33' 11"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 155 approved meteorites from Nevada, United States (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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