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Roosevelt County 087
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 087
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 087
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB78
  Table 4
  Line 9:
Date:1977
Latitude:34°04'N
Longitude:103°31'W
Mass (g):8.2
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Classifier:Benedix et al. (1995)
Type spec location:research specimens and thin sections are at the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
Main mass:J. Warnica
Finder:J. Warnica
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 4'N, 103° 31'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 4'N, 103° 31'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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