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New Deal
Basic information Name: New Deal
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: United States
Mass:help 266 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6313 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 25 Aug 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Texas
Origin or pseudonym:Side of yard near the finder's house
Date:12 Jun 2010
Latitude:33°43'15.59" N
Longitude:101°50'20.04"W
Mass (g):266
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.0±0.0 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2 (n=10)
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):35.69
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Todd Smith, New Deal, Texas
Finder:Todd Smith
Comments:The specimen is distinct from Plainview (1917); it is more recrystallized and has a lower olivine Fa content (18.0 vs. 19.4).; submitted by Todd Smith
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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United States
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     Recommended::   (33° 43' 16"N, 101° 50' 20"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1883 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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