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Taiban (b)
Basic information Name: Taiban (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: United States
Mass:help 641 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2788 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 1
  Line 6:
Date:1984
Latitude:34°27' N
Longitude:104°1' W
Mass (g):>21
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Finder:21 g Dupont
Institutions
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DuPont: James M. DuPont Meteorite Collection, Deposited at FMNH in 2008., United States (private address; updated 1 Jun 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Don Edwards   
Mark Bostick   
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Frank Carroll   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 27'N, 104° 1'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 27'N, 104° 1'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1844 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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