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Roosevelt County 096
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: United States
Mass:help 212 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 83  (1999)  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)
Data from:
  MB83
  Table 5
  Line 2:
Date:Jan 1996
Latitude:34°5.5'N
Longitude:103°40.6'W
Mass (g):212.2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:University of New Mexico
Type spec mass (g):1.7 g
Finder:IWilson
Institutions
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IWilson: Ivan E. Wilson, 457 RR 0, Portales, NM 88130, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 83, MAPS 34, A169-A186 (1999)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 5' 30"N, 103° 40' 36"W)
     Recommended::   (34° 5' 30"N, 103° 40' 36"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

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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