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Los Angeles   contributed by Steve Brittenham, IMCA 2184   MetBul Link

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2 grams. 30 x 17 x 1 mm.   Martian (shergottite)

TKW 698 grams. Fall not observed. Recognized as a meteorite 30 October 1999.

From the MetBul:
Two stones, weighing 452.6 and 245.4 g, respectively, were found by Bob Verish in his backyard while he was cleaning out a box of rocks that was part of his rock collection. The specimens may have been collected ~ 20 years ago in the Mojave Desert.

Note: one may encounter references to the two masses as Los Angeles 001 and 002, or stone no. 1 and stone no. 2, respectively; these are unofficial designations.
 


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Solar Anamnesis
 5/31/2017 8:55:22 PM
Very attractive texture and colorations. Nice picture!
Wilford Krantz
 5/31/2017 8:41:18 AM
Martian archangels!
Bernd Pauli
 5/31/2017 5:11:09 AM
LA 001 is also nicknamed MIGUEL, and LA 002 is inofficially also known as GABRIEL.
 

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