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Allred
Basic information Name: Allred
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1978
Country: United States
Mass:help 6.57 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1346 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ALLRED, USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: ALLRED

Place of find: 16 km SW of Plains, Yoakum County, Texas, USA.

33°06'N., 102°57'W.

Date of find: Not reported.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L4).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 6.57 kg Circumstances of find: Not reported.

Source: J.T. Wasson, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 6'N, 102° 57'W)
     Recommended::   (33° 6'N, 102° 57'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 305 approved meteorites from Texas, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 3 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 1739 approved meteorites from United States (plus 355 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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