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Queretaro
Basic information Name: Queretaro
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  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 68:
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Queretaro

Near Queretaro City, Queretaro, Mexico

Found 1971

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H4).

A complete, very weathered individual, weighing 11 lbs, was found as a number of fragments which fitted together two miles N of Queretaro City; classification, olivine Fa18 R. S. Clarke, Jr., Smithsonian Institution, Washington, pers. comm., 1989. 233 g, Washington, U.S. Nat. Mus.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 38'N, 100° 23'W)
     Recommended::   (20° 38'N, 100° 23'W)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Queretaro, Mexico
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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