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Acomita
Basic information Name: Acomita
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass:help 3.96 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 70  (1991)  Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite-Main gr
Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 39 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite, PMG.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Main group pallasites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Revised pallasite classifications
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Writeup from MB 70:
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Acomita

Cibola Co., New Mexico, USA

Found about 1962 in June

Pallasite

One mass of 3956 g was found. Olivine Fa12, analyst R. H. Jones, classification E. R. D. Scott, both Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, where also the main mass and the thin section are located. Distinct from El Rancho Grande, E. R. D. Scott.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 70, Meteoritics 26, 68-69 (1991)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 3'N, 107° 34'W)
     Recommended::   (35° 3'N, 107° 34'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1735 approved meteorites from United States (plus 263 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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