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Sunstone Knoll
Basic information Name: Sunstone Knoll
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: United States
Mass:help 15.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12189 approved meteorites (plus 7 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)
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Writeup from MB 66:
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Sunstone Knoll

Millard County, Utah, USA

Found 1985, May 21

Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).

A single 15.6 g mass was found during a meteorite search on a dry lake bed on the W shore of Little Salt Lake, Millard County, Utah, USA. (T. E. Schmidt, Tiara Observatory, P. O. Box 1059, Colorado Springs, CO 80901, USA)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 9' 46"N, 112° 42' 29"W)
     Recommended::   (39° 9' 46"N, 112° 42' 29"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Utah, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1888 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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