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Rancho Blanco
Basic information Name: Rancho Blanco
     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 155 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  Eucrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 238 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Rancho Blanco

Nuevo Mercurio, Zacatecas, Mexico

Found 1987, in the summer

Stone. Achondrite, Ca-rich. Eucrite.

A single, complete stone weighing 155 g was found about 6 km W. of Nuevo Mercurio (R. Haag (1988) pers. comm.).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Mexico
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 18'N, 101° 11'W)
     Recommended::   (24° 18'N, 102° 11'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 101.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites from Zacatecas, Mexico
     This is 1 of 112 approved meteorites from Mexico (plus 4 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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