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El Carmen
Basic information Name: El Carmen
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 629 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5855 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 66:
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El Carmen

El Carmen, Chihuahua, Mexico

Found 1987

Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).

A single mass of 629 g was found 2 km NW of El Carmen during a search for meteorites within the strewnfield of the Allende fall. Olivine

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 52'N, 105° 14'W)
     Recommended::   (26° 52'N, 105° 14'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 25 approved meteorites from Chihuahua, Mexico (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 111 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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