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Lea County 002
Basic information Name: Lea County 002
     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 11 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  Type 3-an
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  K3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  K3
Recommended:  K3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as K3.   [show all]
Search for other: Kakangari chondrites, Ungrouped chondrites
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Lea County 002

Lea County, New Mexico, USA

Found 1988

Stone. Chondrite, anomalous type-3 (CHANOM).

A single mass weighing 11 g was found S. of Jal; olivine Fa1-47, low-Ca pyroxene Fs3, analyses, J. Schutt et al. (1988) Meteoritics, 23, 300.

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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° 10'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 2'N, 103° 10'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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