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Coyote Mountains
Basic information Name: Coyote Mountains
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: United States
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9574 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 84:

Coyote Mountains

Pima County , Arizona, USA

Found 1998 January 7

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A 23.04 g chondrite was found by Robert Cook while he was hiking up a desert wash.  Classification and mineralogy (D. Kring and D. Hill, UAz): olivine, Fa18.1±0.3; pyroxene, Fs16.1±0.5Wo1.2±0.3; kamacite contains 0.48 ± 0.04 wt% Co; weathering grade, W2; specimen may be part of a larger mass and may have been fluvially transported.  Specimens: main mass with finder; type specimen, 3.45 g plus three thin sections, UAz.

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UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 55'N, 111° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 55'N, 111° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 166 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (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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