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El Rancho Grande
Basic information Name: El Rancho Grande
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1954
Country: United States
Mass:help 40.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 37:
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EL RANCHO GRANDE, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA; approx. φ = 36½ ° N, λ = 104 ½ ° W.

FOUND, 1954. STONY-IRON, pallasite.

7.9 gr. 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:   (37°N, 105°W)
     Recommended::   (37°N, 105°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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