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Monument Draw
Basic information Name: Monument Draw
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: United States
Mass:help 525 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  Acapulcoite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Acapulcoite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Acapulcoite
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 91 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
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Monument Draw

Andrews County, Texas, USA

Found 1985, recognized 1990

Stone, acapulcoite

One stone of 524.5 g was plowed up by Joe Don Nevill in 1985 about 18 miles NW of Andrews, Texas. Information, classification and analysis, olivine Fa10.1±0.2, pyroxene Fs10.6±0.4Wo1.7, Timothy J. McCoy, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA, see also McCoy et al. (1992). Field information by the late Glenn Huss. The main mass is in possession of the finder.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Photograph by Geoffrey Notkin © Oscar E. Monnig Meteorite Gallery   
Sergey Vasiliev   
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 30' 12"N, 102° 44' 36"W)
     Recommended::   (32° 30' 12"N, 102° 44' 36"W)

     This is 1 of 314 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1919 approved meteorites from United States (plus 867 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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