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Alamogordo
Basic information Name: Alamogordo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1938
Country: United States
Mass:help 13.6 kg
Classification
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NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10945 approved meteorites (plus 20 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Frank Carroll Photo added 20 Oct 2022
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Jay Piatek   
Michael S. Scherman Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Peter Marmet   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 54'N, 105° 56'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 54'N, 105° 56'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1888 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Sacramento Peak (In NHM Cat)

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