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Tafoya (b)
Basic information Name: Tafoya (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1951
Country: United States
Mass:help 490 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10036 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
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Writeup from MB 37:
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TAFOYA, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA; φ = 36°27' N, λ = 104°06' W.

FOUND, about 1951.

STONE, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

24.1 gr. in Inst. Meteor., Univ. New Mexico, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 27'N, 104° 6'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 27'N, 104° 6'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 1857 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Tofaya (From MetBase)

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