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Roosevelt County 066
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 066
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 066
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7126 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 69:
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Roosevelt County 066-070

New Mexico, USA

Found 1988-1989

Stones. Ordinary chondrites

Five heavily weathered stones were recovered by Ivan E. Wilson from deflation surfaces in T2S R33E S33 of Roosevelt County. Classification and analysis, A. Pun, T. J. McCoy, K. Keil and I. E. Wilson, Meteoritics, in press (thin sections UNM 938, 953, 954, 955, 964, used for classification are in the collection of the Institute of Meteoritics, Department of Geology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA).

Data from:
  MB69
  Table 4
  Line 1:
Mass (g):4.88
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Pun, T. J. McCoy, K. Keil and I. E. Wilson, Meteoritics, in press
Main mass:finder
Finder:Ivan E. Wilson
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 6'N, 103° 29'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 6'N, 103° 29'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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