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Cargo Muchacho Mountains
Basic information Name: Cargo Muchacho Mountains
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.86 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 478 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Dec 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 2
  Line 2:
State/Prov/County:Imperial County, Calif., USA
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel/clay
Date:May 2000
Latitude:32°55.047'N
Longitude:114°46.031'W
Mass (g):2860
Pieces:35
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):6.0 ± 7.5
Classifier:Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):139
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sajkowicz
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 55' 3"N, 114° 46' 2"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 253 approved meteorites from California, United States (plus 24 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1789 approved meteorites from United States (plus 352 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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