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Willcox Playa
Basic information Name: Willcox Playa
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1979
Country: United States
Mass:help 61.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5948 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 81:

Willcox Playa

Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Found 1979 December 22

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 61.5 g complete stone was found on a playa by Gordon Nelson while hunting for meteorites.  Mineralogy and classification (P. Sipiera and Y. Kawachi, Harper):  olivine, Fa20.3; pyroxene, Fs17.2. Specimens:  Harper.

Institutions
   and collections
Harper: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 7' 30"N, 109° 50' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (32° 7' 30"N, 109° 50' 0"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1842 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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