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Elida (a)
Basic information Name: Elida (a)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: United States
Mass:help 937 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 1
  Line 3:
Date:1968
Latitude:33°55' N
Longitude:103°31.1' W
Mass (g):936.8
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.4
Finder:IWilson
Institutions
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IWilson: Ivan E. Wilson, 457 RR 0, Portales, NM 88130, United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 55'N, 103° 31'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 47' 0"N, 103° 34' 36"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 15.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Elida (In NHM Cat)

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