|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: 3.96 kg
This is 1 of 40 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|
Writeup from MB 70:
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Cibola Co., New Mexico, USA
Found about 1962 in June
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.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 70, Meteoritics 26, 68-69 (1991)|
This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1757 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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