|Basic information||Name: Abajo|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982
Mass: 331 g
This is 1 of 8083 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H5. [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), H chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ABAJO, MEXICO, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: Near Cienega de Ceniceros de Abajo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Date of find: 1982
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5). Olivine Fa18.9.
Number of individual
Total weight: 332 g
Circumstances of find: A single, crusted, individual weighing 319 g and a further fragment of 12 g were found within the strewnfield of the Allende fall. The 319 g mass is now in the British Museum (Natural History).
Source: W. Zeitschel, Hanau, West Germany and A. L. Graham, Department of Mineralogy, British Museum (Natural History), London, UK.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)|
This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites from Chihuahua, Mexico (plus 1 unapproved name)
This is 1 of 103 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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