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Cedar Lake
Basic information Name: Cedar Lake
     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 509 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 130 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Sep 2015
Writeup from MB 104:

Cedar Lake        32°50.67’N, 102°28.28’W

Texas, United States

Find: 1998

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5-6)

History: Finder sent the stone to B. Barnett (submitter) for identification

Physical characteristics: One mass of 509 g was located during cultivation for farming. The piece has a partially intact, brown, weathered fusion crust.

Petrography: This meteorite contains barred olivene(BO) and radiating pyroxene (RP) chondrules, many of which contain igneous rims. Chondrule size measurements showed a large range from 250-600 μm; however, most chondrules are hard to delineate in this sample due to recrystallization. Plagioclase is around 50 μm in some areas, however, it is not completely uniform and there are smaller grains in the section as well.

Geochemistry: Average compositions are as follows Olivine (N = 25) Fa19.5±.2, Orthopyroxene (N = 28) Fs17.0±0.2En81.7±0.2Wo1.30±0.22, Clinopyroxene (N = 7) Fs7.1±1.6En48.8±0.4Wo44.1±1.4, and Plagioclase (N = 11) Ab82.8±1.3An11.5±0.2Or5.7±1.3.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5-6); the sample is heavily weathered (W3). This is apparent both in hand sample and thin section; most of the native metal has been oxidized. Shock stage, S1.

Specimens: Only one mass is known. It is in the possession of Brian Barnett, 4091 Mather, Kyle, Texas.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Mass (g):509
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.5 ± 0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0 ± 0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3 ± 0.2
Classifier:K. Lehmann, TCU
Type spec mass (g):34
Type spec location:TCU
Main mass:B. Barnett
Finder:J. Harvey
Comments:Submitted by Brian Barnett
   and collections
TCU: Oscar E. Monnig Collection, Department of Geology, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 76129, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Feb 2012)
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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United States
     Recommended::   (32° 50' 40"N, 102° 28' 17"W)

     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1886 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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