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Escalón
Basic information Name: Escalón
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 54.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 77:

Escalon

Chihuahua, Mexico

Found 1979

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A stone of 54.3 g was found by Dr. Luis Maeda-Villalobos under unknown circumstances. Classification, main mass, information: Gerardo Sanchez-Rubio, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Apdo. Postal 70-296, 04510 Mexico, D.F., Mexico. Analysis: olivine Fa19.0, pyroxene Fs16.0; M. Naito and A.M. Reyes-Salas, address as above.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27°N, 104°W)
     Recommended::   (27°N, 104°W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Chihuahua, Mexico (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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