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Macy
Basic information Name: Macy
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: United States
Mass:help 42 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10683 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 63:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MACY, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: MACY

Place of find: Roosevelt County, (S20 T1S R29E), New Mexico, USA

34°13'N., 103°55'W.

Date of find: 1984

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6). Olivine Fa25.1.

Number of individual

specimens: Many; largest individual 24 kg.

Total weight: 42 kg

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. Skip Wilson in a 50 ft by 50 ft area, all the specimens appear to be fragments of a single fall.

Source: E.R.D. Scott, Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 13'N, 103° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 13'N, 103° 55'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1806 approved meteorites from United States (plus 354 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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