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Roosevelt County 078
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 078
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 078
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  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)
Data from:
  MB74
  Table 6
  Line 3:
Mass (g):6.9
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:Tim J. McCoy
Type spec location:Research material and thin sections, Planetary Geosciences Division, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
Main mass:finder
Finder:Found in Section 32 T2S R33E by Ivan E. Wilson
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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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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