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Pelona Mountain
Basic information Name: Pelona Mountain
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: United States
Mass:help 618 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 23:
State/Prov/County:Catron, New Mexico
Origin or pseudonym:Gravel bed
Date:Oct 1999
Latitude:~33°40'N
Longitude:108°6'W
Mass (g):618
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5
Classifier:R. Jones (UNM)
Type spec mass (g):28
Main mass:D. Ross, Tokyo, Japan
Finder:Allen Shaw
Comments:Main mass, 515 g, Dirk Ross, Tokyo, Japan; 75 g, AShaw.
Institutions
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UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
AShaw: Allen Shaw, P.O. Box 13166, Edwardsville, KS 66113, United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 40'N, 108° 6'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 40'N, 108° 6'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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