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Roosevelt County 089
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 089
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 089
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1980
Country: United States
Mass:help 1615 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9637 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB78
  Table 4
  Line 11:
Date:1980s
Latitude:34°08'N
Longitude:103°32'W
Mass (g):1615
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:Benedix et al. (1995)
Type spec location:research specimens and thin sections are at the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
Main mass:J. Warnica
Finder:J. Warnica
Comments:Fragmental breccia.
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 8'N, 103° 32'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 8'N, 103° 32'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 1827 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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