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Roosevelt County 032
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 032
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 032
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: United States
Mass:help 141.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  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)
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Writeup from MB 71:
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Roosevelt County 032

Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA

Found 1968

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single stone, weighing 141 g, was found, olivine Fa19.5. Twenty-five further stones, detailed below, are reported from similar localities in or adjacent to Roosevelt County, P. P. Sipiera et al. (1987) Meteoritics, 22, 151.

Data from:
  MB71
  Table 7
  Line 1:
Date:1968
Latitude:34°05'N
Longitude:103°30'W
Mass (g):141.1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):19.5
Classifier:
Type spec location:thin sections of these meteorites are in the Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Mainz, FRG
Main mass:Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Mainz FRG
Institutions
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Mainz: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 5'N, 103° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 5'N, 103° 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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