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Lea County 001
Basic information Name: Lea County 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: United States
Mass:help 498 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9648 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 67:
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Lea County 001

Lea County, New Mexico, USA

Found 1988

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single mass, collected as two fragments and totalling 489 g in weight, was found S. of Jal. Olivine Fa19, classification, J. Schutt et al. (1988) Meteoritics, 23, 300. Main mass now at Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 2'N, 103° 9'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 2'N, 103° 9'W)

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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