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Arch
Basic information Name: Arch
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: United States
Mass:help 986 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  CV3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 306 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV-CK clan chondrites, CV chondrites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
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Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ARCH, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: ARCH

Place of find: Approximately 8 km NW of Arch, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA. 34°09'N., 103°13'12"W.

Date of find: 1972, in the spring.

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 985.8 g

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. Clyde Bartley.

Source: T.V.V. King, G.I. Huss and E.A. King. 1977. The Arch, Roosevelt County, New Mexico, carbon­aceous chondrite. Meteoritics 12, 276-277 (abs.)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 9' 0"N, 103° 13' 12"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 9' 0"N, 103° 13' 12"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 1738 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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