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Roosevelt County 048
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 048
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 048
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970 or 1971
Country: United States
Mass:help 57.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  L5
MB 71  (1991)  L5(L6)
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
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 16:
Date:1971
Mass (g):57.3
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
Classifier:
Data from:
  MB71
  Table 7
  Line 17:
Date:1970
Latitude:33°37'N
Longitude:103°27'W
Mass (g):57.3
Class:L5 (L6)
Fayalite (mol%):25.2
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:   (33° 37'N, 103° 27'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 37'N, 103° 27'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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