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Ceniceros
Basic information Name: Ceniceros
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1988
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 1025 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  H3.7
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 68:
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Ceniceros

Cienega de Ceniceros, Chihuahua, Mexico

Fell 20 August 1988, 1020 hr

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H3.7).

A single stone weighing 1025 g fell in a field and was recovered that day by a farmer, J. Mostalac, P. O. Box 73-309, 03310 Mexico. Classification, unequilibrated, 29.1% total iron, olivine Fa1-30, A. L. Graham, British Museum (Natural History), London, pers. comm., 1989. Sub-type classification, D. W. Sears, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, pers. comm., 1989. 147 g, British Museum (Natural History).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 28'N, 105° 14'W)
     Recommended::   (26° 28'N, 105° 14'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Durango, Mexico
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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