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Roosevelt County 070
Basic information Name: Roosevelt County 070
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RC 070
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.3 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8831 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)
Writeup from MB 69:
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Roosevelt County 066-070

New Mexico, USA

Found 1988-1989

Stones. Ordinary chondrites

Five heavily weathered stones were recovered by Ivan E. Wilson from deflation surfaces in T2S R33E S33 of Roosevelt County. Classification and analysis, A. Pun, T. J. McCoy, K. Keil and I. E. Wilson, Meteoritics, in press (thin sections UNM 938, 953, 954, 955, 964, used for classification are in the collection of the Institute of Meteoritics, Department of Geology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA).

Data from:
  Table 4
  Line 5:
Mass (g):2.28
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Classifier:A. Pun, T. J. McCoy, K. Keil and I. E. Wilson, Meteoritics, in press
Main mass:finder
Finder:Ivan E. Wilson
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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United States
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 6'N, 103° 29'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 6'N, 103° 29'W)

     This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1919 approved meteorites from United States (plus 867 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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