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Roosevelt County 058
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 058
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 058
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: United States
Mass:help 12 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  LL4 or L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1707 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 71:
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Roosevelt County 058

Roosevelt County, New Mexico, USA

Found, between 1968 and 1971

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (LL4).

A single stone weighing 12 g was found, olivine Fa26.0. Several other stones, detailed below, are also reported as finds from the same area, P. P. Sipiera et al. (1987) Meteoritics 22, 504.

Data from:
  MB71
  Table 7
  Line 27:
Date:1968
Latitude:34°05'N
Longitude:103°30'W
Mass (g):12
Class:L4
Fayalite (mol%):26
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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