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El Pozo
Basic information Name: El Pozo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Mexico
Mass:help 460 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6534 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 84:

El Pozo

Chihuahua , Mexico

Found 1998 summer

Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Two pieces totaling 460 g were found by Sr. Manuel Flores Navarro while he was plowing.  Classification and mineralogy (G. Sánchez–Rubio and A. M. Reyes–Salas, CU ):  olivine, Fa23.6; pyroxene, Fs22.2. Specimens:  location of main mass unknown; type specimen, CU .

Institutions
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CU: Instituto de Geología (UNAM), Ciudad Universitaria, Apartado Postal 70-296, 04510 México, D.F., Mexico (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 56'N, 105° 24'W)
     Recommended::   (26° 56'N, 105° 24'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 110.8 km apart

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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