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Old Camp Wash
Basic information Name: Old Camp Wash
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: United States
Mass:help 18.08 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10711 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 5 Nov 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Old Camp Wash        33°30’N, 112°56’W

Arizona, USA

Find: 2015 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: A large broken stone weighing 13.1 kg and displaying distinct fusion crust and some regmaglypts was found on the surface by a rancher while he was riding on his ATV near the town of Tonopah, Arizona. A thorough search of the area by meteorite hunters produced two more large fragments and a several small ones totaling an additional 4982.2 grams.

Physical characteristics: Saw cut reveals many scattered faint chondrules in an orange-brown groundmass.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows texturally equilibrated chondrules, and plagioclase grains up to 100 μm.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and N. Muttik, UNM) Olivine Fa26.4±0.5, Fe/Mn=51±2, n=8; low-Ca pyroxene Fs22.2±0.4Wo0.9±0.1, Fe/Mn=30±1, n=6.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Specimens: 24.98 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Aerolite Meteorites holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Arizona
Date:2015 Feb
Latitude:33°30'N
Longitude:112°56'W
Mass (g):18082
Pieces:Several
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26.4±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.2±0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.1
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):24.98
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Aerolite Meteorites Inc.
Comments:AE-1; submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
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UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 30'N, 112° 56'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 165 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1809 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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