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Sierra County
Basic information Name: Sierra County
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1962
Country: United States
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 37  (1966)  H
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)
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Writeup from MB 37:
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SIERRA COUNTY, New Mexico, USA, exact locality unknown; φ = 33° N, λ = 107½°  W.

FOUND, 1962.

STONE, olivine-bronzite chondrite.

365.5 gr. in Inst. Meteor., Univ. New Mexico, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 37, Moscow (1966)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 0'N, 107° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 0'N, 107° 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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