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Barrilla
Basic information Name: Barrilla
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10943 approved meteorites (plus 20 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 81:

Barrilla

Pecos County, Texas, USA

Found 1994 August 15

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

An 11.1 kg stone was spotted from a moving vehicle at the edge of a dirt road.  Mineralogy and classification (R. Jones and N. Hanowski, UNM): olivine, Fa18.3; pyroxene, Fs16.1Wo1.0; surface moderately weathered; chondrules clearly visible.  Specimens:  main mass, RSmith; type specimen, UNM.

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UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
Rsmith: Ronald G. Smith, 509 N. 2nd Street, Alpine, TX 79830, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 47'N, 103° 28'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 47'N, 103° 28'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1888 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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