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Maricopa
Basic information Name: Maricopa
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1980
Country: United States
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MARICOPA, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: MARICOPA

Place of find: Approximately 10 miles north of Maricopa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA.

33°15'N., 112°3'W.

Date of find: May 18, 1980

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite. Olivine Fa18.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 50 g

Circumstances of find: Not reported. 18 g in Tempe (Arizona State University).

Source: C.F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Dr Carlton Moore, ASU   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 15'N, 112° 3'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 15'N, 112° 3'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 167 approved meteorites from Arizona, United States (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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