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Mills
Basic information Name: Mills
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: United States
Mass:help 88 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 51  (1972)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6120 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 51:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MILLS, NEW MEXICO, STONY METEORITE

Name: MILLS

Place of find: Mills, Harding County, New Mexico.

36° 4'N, 104° 15' W.

Date of find: 1970

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 6 fragments

Total weight: 88 kg

Circumstances of find: A fragment brought to ranch house by the wife of the ranch owner proved to be a meteorite. Two large and four small fragments of what must have been one large stone were recovered. It was not possible, however, to fit the fragments together.

Source: Glenn I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, Denver, Colorado 80201.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 51, Meteoritics 7, 215-232 (1972)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 13' 48"N, 104° 7' 8"W)
     Recommended::   (36° 13' 48"N, 104° 7' 8"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 1861 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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