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Roosevelt County 109
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 109
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 109
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: United States
Mass:help 17.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11301 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 3
  Line 5:
State/Prov/County:Section 17, Range 36E, Township 1S, Roos
Date:2005
Latitude:34°13'N
Longitude:103°11'W
Mass (g):17.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):25.25 ±0.52 (PMD 2.1%)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7 ±0.4 (PMD 1.8%)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.67±0.15
Classifier:L. Boeck, G. Huss, K. Keil, UH
Type spec mass (g):3.05
Type spec location:UH
Main mass:SWilson
Institutions
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UH: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 Oct 2011)
SWilson: Skip Wilson, 457 RR 0, Portales, NM 88130, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 13'N, 103° 11'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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