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Nuevo Mercurio (c)
Basic information Name: Nuevo Mercurio (c)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 16.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 123 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 25 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 3
  Line 6:
State/Prov/County:Nuevo Mercurio, Zacatecas State, Mexico
Date:Unknown
Latitude:24°15'36"N
Longitude:102°8'27"W
Mass (g):16.8
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20.02
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.65
Wollastonite (mol%):1.64
Classifier:Karina Cervantes, CU
Type spec mass (g):0.94
Type spec location:CU
Comments:Genomictic breccia, coarse metal-troilite aggregates and a dark inclusion
Institutions
   and collections
CU: Instituto de Geología (UNAM), Ciudad Universitaria, Apartado Postal 70-296, 04510 México, D.F., Mexico (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 15' 36"N, 102° 8' 27"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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