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Ragland Hill
Basic information Name: Ragland Hill
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1980
Country: United States
Mass:help 11.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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)
Comments: Approved 18 Nov 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Ragland Hill        34°47’N, 103°40’W

New Mexico, USA

Found: Around 1980

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: A stone was found by a farmer around 1980 and was purchased by R. Reisener in 2010.

Physical characteristics: A single stone of 11800 grams exhibits some thumbprints and abundant metallic grains.

Geochemistry: (R. Jones, UNM) Olivine Fa 19.0±0.6; Low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.6±0.5Wo0.9±0.2.

Specimens: 5720 g, R. Reisener, Cave Creek, Arizona; 5000 g, I. Wilson, Portales, New Mexico; 318 g, UNM.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:New Mexico
Origin or pseudonym:Found in a farm field.
Date:Around 1980
Latitude:34°47'N
Longitude:103°40'W
Mass (g):11800
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Fayalite (mol%):19.0±0.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±0.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.2
Classifier:R. Jones, UNM
Type spec mass (g):318
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Main mass divided between I. Wilson and R. Reisener.
Comments:Submitted by R. Reisener
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (34° 47'N, 103° 40'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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