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Point of Rocks (stone)
Basic information Name: Point of Rocks (stone)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1954
Country: United States
Mass:help 800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  L
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (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)
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Writeup from MB 37:
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POINT OF ROCKS (stone), Colfax County, New Mexico, USA; approx. φ = 36 ½° N, λ = 104 ½°  W.

FOUND, about 1954.

STONE, olivine-hypersthene chondrite.

911 gr. in Inst. Meteor., Univ. New Mexico, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 30'N, 104° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (36° 30'N, 104° 30'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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