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Ragged Top
Basic information Name: Ragged Top
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: United States
Mass:help 122.7 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 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 84:

Ragged Top

Pima County , Arizona, USA

Found 1997 April

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 122.7 g chondrite was found ~ 8 cm below ground by Sam L indsey, who was trying to locate a buried pipe with a metal detector.  Classification and mineralogy (D. Kring and D. Hill, UAz): olivine, Fa18.6±0.4; pyroxene, Fs16.4±0.4Wo1.1±0.2; kamacite contains 0.47 ± 0.02 wt% Co; weathering grade, W2.  Specimens:  main mass with finder; type specimen, 42 g plus three thin sections, UAz.

Institutions
   and collections
SAM: Department of Mineralogy, South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 27'N, 111° 21'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 26' 48"N, 111° 20' 48"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1881 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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