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Moriarty
Basic information Name: Moriarty
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: United States
Mass:help 330 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L
Recommended:  L    [explanation]

This is 1 of 52 approved meteorites classified as L.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MORIARTY, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: MORIARTY

Place of find: Torrance County, New Mexico, USA.

34°59'N., 106°03'W.

Date of find: 1975

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite,Olivine Fa26.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 330 g

Circumstances of find: Not reported.

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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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 59'N, 106° 3'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 59'N, 106° 3'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (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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