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Roosevelt County 045
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 045
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 045
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: United States
Mass:help 55.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  L6
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)
Data from:
  MB67
  Table 3
  Line 13:
Date:1970
Mass (g):55.5
Class:L6
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Classifier:
Data from:
  MB71
  Table 7
  Line 14:
Date:1970
Latitude:34°14'N
Longitude:103°15'W
Mass (g):55.5
Class:L6
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 14'N, 103° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 14'N, 103° 15'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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