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Milnesand (stone)
Basic information Name: Milnesand (stone)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1981 or 1971
Country: United States
Mass:help 34 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11460 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 1
  Line 5:
Date:1971
Latitude:33°38' N
Longitude:103°20' W
Mass (g):>34
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.8
Finder:H. Elam
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 38'N, 103° 20'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 38'N, 103° 20'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 226 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1865 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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