|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: 986 g
This is 1 of 411 approved meteorites classified as CV3. [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Writeup from MB 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ARCH, USA, STONY METEORITE
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
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.)
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)|
This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
This is 1 of 1787 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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