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Armel
Basic information Name: Armel
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: United States
Mass:help 9.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 49  (1970)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6549 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 49:
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ARMEL, Yuma County, Colorado; φ = 39°46' N. λ = 102°8' W.

Found, 1967.

STONY, chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 9.2 kg.

Circumstances of fall or discovery: Plowed up in field.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 49, Moscow (1970) reprinted Meteoritics 6, 111-124 (1970)
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Don Edwards   
Peter Marmet   
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John A. Shea   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (39° 46'N, 102° 8'W)
     Recommended::   (39° 46'N, 102° 8'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 89 approved meteorites from Colorado, United States (plus 5 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1835 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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