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Nueces
Basic information Name: Nueces
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: United States
Mass:help 4.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10279 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 30 Oct 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Texas
Date:2004 Nov 20
Latitude:28.303°N
Longitude:98.036°W
Mass (g):4498
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4 (n=5, PMD 0.6%)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.4 (n=3, PMD 0.5%)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5 (n=3)
Classifier:M. Zolensky, JSC
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:Anonymous finder
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Found in grassland by an anonymous individual during a hunting trip. A single mass with 90% fusion crust.; submitted by Michael Zolensky
Institutions
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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United States
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (28° 18' 11"N, 98° 2' 10"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 1871 approved meteorites from United States (plus 890 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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