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La Luz
Basic information Name: La Luz
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5766 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)
Comments: Approved 11 May 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 3
  Line 2:
State/Prov/County:Near La Luz, Otero County, NM
Date:Mar-2005
Latitude:33°00'13.8"N
Longitude:105°51'3.0"W
Mass (g):4798
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):16.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.9
Classifier:J. Kamer, UNM
Type spec mass (g):201
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:R. Nowell
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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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::   (33° 0' 14"N, 105° 51' 3"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 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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