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Ragland
Basic information Name: Ragland
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1982 or 1978
Country: United States
Mass:help 12.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 62  (1984)  L/LL3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.4
Recommended:  LL3.4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 24 approved meteorites classified as LL3.4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 62:
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DISCOVERY OF THE RAGLAND, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: RAGLAND

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

34°46'4"N., 103°33'33"W.

Date of find: 1982, recognized in this year

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite, type 3, L or LL.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 12.1 kg

Circumstances of find: A single, oriented, mass in three fragments was found in a wheat field. The material is now in Denver, American Meteorite Laboratory.

Source: G.I Huss, American Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 2098, Denver, Colorado 80201, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 62, Meteoritics 19, 49-57 (1984)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 46' 4"N, 103° 33' 0"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 46' 4"N, 103° 33' 0"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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