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Hueco Tanks

December's Meteorite of the Month is Hueco Tanks, an (L6) ordinary chondrite found December 25, 1985, in Texas.

The single 314 g stone recovered was discovered by Mr. George Bioole in El Paso County, while he was hunting for insects in a sand blow.

Read the Meteoritical Bulletin entry here!

Hueco TanksThis cut and polished piece of Hueco Tanks measures approximately 1.5" at its longest point. Photo: ASU/CMS.