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Zapotitlán Salinas
Basic information Name: Zapotitlán Salinas
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 27.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1651 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 77:

Zapotitlan Salinas

Puebla, Mexico

Found 1984

Ordinary chondrite (L4)

A stone of 27.7 g was found by Prof Alejandro Ribera near the town of Zapotitlan Salinas for which the coordinates are given. Classification, main mass, information: Gerardo Sanchez-Rubio, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Apdo. Postal 70-296, 04510 Mexico, D.F., Mexico. Analysis: olivine Fa24.5, pyroxene Fs20.3; M. Naito and P. Altuzar, address as above.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 20'N, 97° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (18° 20'N, 97° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Puebla, Mexico
     This is 1 of 112 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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