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Gruñidora
Basic information Name: Gruñidora
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 130 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5963 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)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Gruñidora

Zacatecas, Mexico

Found 1998 September

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 130 g meteorite was found near La Gruñidora by Juan Trejo while searching in the easternmost part of the Nuevo Mercurio strewnfield. Classification and mineralogy (D. Weber, Mün): olivine, Fa18.0; pyroxene, Fs15.2 ±1.8; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W4. Specimens: main mass, Heinlein; type specimen, 1.6 g, and thin section, Mün.

Institutions
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Heinlein: Dieter Heinlein, Lilienstrasse 3, 86156 Augsburg, Germany; Website (private address)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 10'N, 102° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (24° 10'N, 102° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Zacatecas, Mexico
     This is 1 of 112 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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