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Falsey Draw
Basic information Name: Falsey Draw
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1995
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.18 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 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)
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Writeup from MB 83:

Falsey Draw

Chaves County, New Mexico, USA

Found 1995

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A 4.18 kg stone was found by Kenneth Shirley. Mineralogy and classification (A. Brearley, UNM): olivine, Fa25.2; pyroxene, Fs21.4; shock stage, S1; weathering grade, W2.  Specimens: main mass with finder; type specimen, 6.7 g, 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
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Brice D. Hornback   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 51'N, 103° 56'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 50' 36"N, 103° 56' 12"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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