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Chico Hills
Basic information Name: Chico Hills
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1951
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.03 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 37:
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CHICO HILLS, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA; approx. φ = 36 ½ °N, λ =1041/2° W.

FOUND, 1951-1960.

STONE, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

5 s/skg. in Inst. Meteor., Univ. New Mexico, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 0'N, 104° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 0'N, 104° 30'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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