Mexican LL5
Item: 190.1 Dimensions: 95 x 63 x 9 mm Weight: 124 g
Partial/complete: Partial slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3

Tuxtuac

Country: Mexico
Region: Zacatecas
Fell: 1975, October 16, 18:20 hrs
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary Chondrite
Class: LL5
Total known weight: ~30kg

Two stones were recovered totalling 4.25kg, Met. Bull. 59, Meteoritics, 1981, 16, p.198. Description, mineralogy, analysis data, A.L.Graham et al., Meteoritics, 1988, 23, p.321. Pu fission track density, P.Pellas et al., Meteoritics, 1983, 18, p.374 (abs.). Short-lived cosmogenic nuclide data, J.G.Evans and J.H.Reeves, LPSC, 1983, 14, p.181 (abs.). Contains Na-Al-rich chondrules, A.Bischoff and K.Keil, GCA, 1984, 48, p.693. Cosmogenic radionuclides, U.Herpers and P.Englert, Meteoritics, 1984, 19, p.236 (abs.).