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Roosevelt County 102
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 102
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 102
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: United States
Mass:help 8.35 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (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:
  MB84
  Table 6
  Line 5:
Date:1988
Latitude:33°59.7' N
Longitude:103°15' W
Mass (g):8345
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Finder:R. Thetford
Comments:Main mass with Farmer
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 0'N, 103° 15'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 59' 42"N, 103° 15' 0"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km 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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